Designed For Business teaches you how to grow as a disciple while growing your business.
God has created us as his workmanship to do good things, and our business life is no exception. Designed For Business is all about learning and practicing the skills that will help you grow as a disciple, and as a disciple maker, through your business. You will master these skills by using specific Shapes to make them memorable, repeatable, and transferrable. And you will immediately discuss, process, and practice what you learn with others who are going through the experience with you.
Do you want to improve your business?
Get the tools to drive your business to the next level
Evaluate and understand the health of your business in terms of vision, team and mission. Develop a Biblical model for your business to unlock better ways to develop your people and deliver you product or service.
Calibrate the levels of Invitation and Challenge in your organization and utilize the power of Development and Delivery to make your business more successful. Analyze your company’s culture and learn how to change it.
Recognize the kairos moments around you and learn how they can create opportunities for growth and change. Master the use of the Learning Circle for focus, reorientation and problem solving.
Achieve your work/life balance by calibrating your Rhythm of Life. Achieve dynamic fruitful living while you balance rest and work. Experience how the pattern of Abiding and Pruning will revolutionize how you grow personally and in business.
Learn when and how to apply different leadership styles to effectively manage and shepherd the various people you are leading. Use the Person of Peace strategy to recruit, hire, mentor, and partner with the people in your professional and personal life.
The Five Capitals
Assess the Five Capitals of financial, physical, relational, intellectual and spiritual in your life and determine where you need to raise, re-appropriate and spend your capital to maximize your return on investment.
Use Jesus’ prayer as a model for how you pray for your business. Learn how to use prayer as both a way to engage in the currency of spiritual capital and as a way to know what God is saying and what He wants you to do about it.
Using the triangle...
"Using the Triangle, I was able to get my executive team focused on the same critical tasks, resulting in over 30% revenue growth monthly in 3 months"
CEO of Healthcare Company
How It Works
Manageable 6-week Segments
You will learn and apply practical skills in manageable 6-week process spending 1-3 hours each week.
Learn anywhere and anytime, you are not restricted by time or space using our virtual learning environment.
Small Groups & Coaching
You will be part of a Huddle (small group) to interact and share best practices. You will also have your own personal coach to help you apply your new skills. *Only available on Facilitated Learning Experience Lead by M.I. Huddle Leaders.
What You Learn
We have worked to make each week of study packed with content, yet manageable, and to help you apply what you’re learning as you go. This is vital because the goal of this process is not to just transmit knowledge, but to give you a dashboard of tools that you can use in your day-to-day life as a learner and a business leader.
This includes videos and readings on the key topics for the week. You engage with the videos and the recommended reading at your desk or on the go. The purpose is to help you understand both the HOW and the WHY of each idea.
This includes the opportunity to interact with other business leaders in your Huddle (small group) using our Asynchronous Discipleship platform. You are able to participate and communicate on your schedule, anywhere in the world. This discussion is a key part of understanding what God is saying to you through the content.
This is a checkpoint to make sure you understand the key ideas in the content for the week. It comes in the form of a written reflection and case studies
This is a tangible step you can take to put what you’ve learned into practice.
Do you want someone to walk with you and guide you through the Bible in new and interesting ways?
While you are enrolled in Designed For Business you have free access to the entire Missional Institute Library, which include which includes resource material like The Daily Devotionals. These are daily 15-minute audio reflections that take you through the Bible, applying insights to everyday life. To help you reflect on what God is saying to you each day, and challenge you to do something about it.
Business Leader and co-Founder of the Missional Institute
Steve Wells has been an entrepreneur for 38 years, building companies in the marketing, entertainment, travel, healthcare and education sectors. He co-founded Embanet Knowledge Group, which was a pioneer in on-line education in higher education. His passion is to help Christians fulfill their true calling in business and ministry. Steve lives with his wife of 39 years in Winter Park, FL, Vero Beach, FL and Atlanta, GA. iv block.
Michael J. Breen
Discipleship leader and co-founder of Missional Institute
Mike is a speaker, author, minister and entrepreneur, and one of the leading innovators in the discipling movement throughout Europe and the US for more than 25 years. In addition to his calling as a church planter and pastor, Mike has also authored over 20 books. His passion is to continue to invest in the next generation of leaders. Mike and his wife Sally recently moved to Dayton, Ohio where Mike serves as the Preaching Team Lead at Apex Community Church.
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This Self-Directed Learning Experience and all others are now included in these membership options.