It's Okay to Take a Timeout
When was the last time you gave yourself permission to take a timeout? Many of us were taught that when things get tough, you simply work harder. We measure our success in terms of perceived accomplishments.
Simplifying the Language of Strategic Planning
If you have participated in more than one strategic planning session, you’ve probably noticed that the language used in strategic planning is varied and confusing. One person’s ‘Goal’ is another’s ‘Priority’. Discussions prevail over whether to call it a ‘Strategy’ or an ‘Objective’ and ‘Mission’ is often confused with ‘Vision’.
The TED Commandments: Aiding Local Government Reporting to Council
We’ve all spent time online watching TED Talks while the world’s greatest innovators, leaders and dreamers give impassioned talks on their field of expertise. For those that don’t know, TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design and it highlights inspiring presentations organized by skilled orators.