How do your protect yourself and your organization from mission drift? What practical steps that can you take as an individual and a leader to stay true to your purpose? Is mission drift only specific to nonprofit organizations as it is to for-profit companies? Is there something your organization can do to become immune to mission drift? Do you know what your mission is and are you actively working to prevent drift? Can I apply these preventative principles to my own personal mission? How can you, as a college student, identify your personal mission?
Peter Greer is president and CEO of HOPE International, a global nonprofit focused on Christ-centered job creation, savings mobilization, and microenterprise development. Peter was formerly employed by World Relief, serving as a microfinance advisor in Cambodia and managing director of Urwego Community Banking in Rwanda. Peter received his undergraduate education in International Business from Messiah College, completed a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School and received an honorary doctorate from Erskine College.
Peter has enthusiastically engaged hundreds of thousands at events like Catalyst, Jubilee, and Passion, addressing subjects such as church engagement in development, international development trends, and microfinance. Peter has written for or been featured in Christianity Today, World Magazine, CNN, Relevant Magazine, Mission Frontiers, and Catalystspace. He is also the author of the book, Mission Drift.
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