In a recent blog I addressed a few things about strategic planning and “starting with the end in mind.”
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The power of input

by Buddy Hobart | Posted on March 8th, 2016

In a recent blog I addressed a few things about strategic planning and “starting with the end in mind.” I had promised a few other follow up ideas, so here we go.

In honor of the political season, putting all politics aside, I want to talk about the power of the vote. There will be many “get out and vote” campaigns over the upcoming months. We all know it is our civic duty to take part in this process. It is, after all, one of the many things that sets our great country apart from the others. People get to choose.

I know it is difficult to leave politics out of this discussion. We may not like the pool from which we get to choose, but we still get to choose. I want to be careful to not mix the metaphor here. I am not saying people get to pick their leaders or that business is a democracy. What I am saying is people want to know their voice is being heard. People want their vote to count. Even if their vote is for a losing candidate, people want to know their input mattered.

Now, back to strategic planning. “Starting with the end in mind” means getting input across the board and reaching deeper and deeper into the organization. You can do this in several ways. Read the rest at the Solutions 21 Blog >

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