Strategic Planning Meetings Mumbai 2011

  1. Temple Development Committee

    A devotee friend asked me recently about the rationale behind creating a strategic plan for a spiritual organization. He understood the need for strategic planning in the corporate world where you have to anticipate market changes and consumer interests, but he suspected its relevance to our confederation of devotees who,...
  2. Outreach Committee

    I don’t think anyone in ISKCON doubts the importance Srila Prabhupada gave to preaching. Like his own spiritual master, Srila Prabhupada considered preaching – or outreach, as we tend to call it these days – proof that ISKCON was alive and well. “Preaching is our real business, preaching and distributing books. If...
  3. Education Committee

    In the previous section I described the Succession Committee and its progress. Here I would like to acquaint you with the work of the Education Committee. A number of the GBC’s strategic planning committees have broad international mandates. The mandate of the Outreach Committee, for example, covers all aspects of...
  4. Succession Committee

    The Strategic Planning portion of the GBC’s 2011 Annual General Meeting has just ended. The four-day meeting was well attended by the full GBC, many GBC deputies, and about forty devotees from around the world. During my own attendance as a member of the Strategic Planning Team facilitating the meeting,...