You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen, but what you may not know is the chaos of the meeting before the start of their first annual journey. It went a little something like this:
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Doing What You Do Best: Wise Selection of Strategic Directions
Part 4 of our 4-part series on Strategic Planning in a Rapidly Changing Environment.
The Environmental Scan: Using Informed Insight to Manifest Your Vision
Part 3 of our 4-part series on Strategic Planning in a Rapidly Changing Environment
Celebrate and Elevate Who You Are and Why You Exist! Values, Vision, and Mission
Part 2 of our 4-part series on Strategic Planning in a Rapidly Changing Environment Co-authored by Galen Ellis and Selma Abinader (www.abinadergroup.com) Did you catch last month’s article on why we recommend the Strategic Framework planning over traditional Strategic Planning? In it we provided an overall summary of how the Strategic Framework provides more flexibility …
Strategic Planning in a Rapidly Changing Environment
How do you create a road map for the future of your organization that can adapt to changes in your environment over time? Consider developing a Strategic Framework instead of a Strategic Plan. What is the difference between the two?
Just Include Me – J.I.M. Part II
As more and more business and education is conducted via webinars, virtual meetings, and other online venues, the independent living community is faced with new challenges to access.
Logic Models for More Than Planning
We've been working with a number of our clients on logic models and using them for critical planning processes to advance their organizational missions.
Facilitate to Innovate, Part 2: Focused Conversation and ORID
A few weeks ago we discussed the importance of question design in my role as a facilitator hired to swiftly—yet very effectively—guide groups through various planning and prioritization sessions. In Part 1, we focused on Appreciative Inquiry, a model that can help structure this question design process by tapping into each participant’s potential to innovate …
Facilitate to Innovate, Part 1: Appreciative Inquiry
Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is one model that can help structure these questions, tapping into each participant’s potential to innovate toward successful outcomes. It grounds participants in the best of what has been, in order to envision the best possible future.