Detail is Important – Every Inch Counts

What are the consequences of vague communication?

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When you unite a team around a very specific goal and plan of action, you will be able to accomplish more than anyone thinks is possible. The temptation, however, is to communicate generally.

Craig Groeschel outlines the specifics that need to be communicated in order for the team to move forward.
When you unite a team around a very specific goal and plan of action, you will be able to accomplish way more than anyone thinks is possible, okay? This is how we're getting there, this is who's doing it and such. Here's the temptation, and this is so true in organizations around the world. The temptation is to communicate generally and not specifically. You have to be specific.

So here's the specifics we're going to cover, and this is in the weeds but I need to go there. We're going to tell them this is what we're doing, everybody say "what". This is what we're doing. This is why we're doing it. Everybody say "why". This is why we're doing it. This is how we're going to do it. Everybody say "how". This is how we're going to do it. This is who is going to get it done. Everybody say "who". This is who is going to do get it done. And this is when, everybody say "when." This is when we'll get it done.

This is what we're doing, This is why we're doing it. This is how we're going to do it. This is who is going to do it. This is when we're going to get it done. Suddenly, when you communicate that specifically, guess what's going to happen? You are, guaranteed, going to move the ball down the field, guaranteed over and over again.
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Craig Groeschel

As the Senior Pastor of LifeChurch.tv, Craig provides leadership and guidance for the church as a whole. Following a vision God gave him for a different kind of church, he and a handful of people launched LifeChurch.tv in 1996.

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