Many thanks to colleagues who suggested I post this explanation.
Are you robbing people of reaching their highest potential by using words that reduce their energy, creativity, curiousity and enthusiasm? Are you reducing their chances for finding and implementing the best possible solutions to their challenges? I’ve banned three such words from my vocabulary, and there are some others I’m working on but still slip … Read more
Discouraged about developing strategies that achieve desired outcomes? I have found that when people tell me their last strategic plan failed, and the plan itself doesn’t look bad (so many do!), there were two main reasons: The plan was developed by a tiny group of leaders with little input from staff and often none (or … Read more
Here are my thoughts for me, based as always on Garthson Leadership Centre’s: Vision: An amazing, sustainable, healthy world with social justice, creativity and abundance. Mission: To create better futures for communities and organizations through values-based leadership. What can I do to further the Vision and Mission over the next 10 years? Move organizations and … Read more
It’s time for another strategic plan – yay! Wait, that wasn’t your reaction? Is it because you didn’t enjoy your last planning sessions? Or because that last plan didn’t really make a difference? If you are frustrated by the lack of significant results from your prior plans, and you’re not looking forward to your group’s … Read more