planning

A Step Beyond Basic Strategic Planning: Integration that Works!

Great Planning Gets Stakeholders Involved and Excited Old methods of strategic planning are static and boring. They don’t achieve results because they don’t fully engage your stakeholders, and use them as partners to build the plan. Strategic planning that goes beyond the basics and really works involves consultants who can bring the following to the …

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Why People Being Served Need to Be Included in Planning

People who are the focus of our plans, services, initiatives, funding, policies or other work should be at the table, as part of the diverse constituency helping to shape the plans. Why? Because it’s the right thing to do. It’s respectful, including them in shaping that which may or will impact their lives. Because it’s …

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Why Data is Terrific and Makes a Great Case

I confess, I’m a data geek, and love seeing what technology and software have done for data.  In short, they’ve made data (which geeks love) come alive in charts and graphs for the average practitioner (who doesn’t want to be burdened by a ton of print).  Some of these charts are even interactive, showing changes, highlighting …

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