There's a tendency to fall back on "mental comfort food" at this time but it won't do for planning a way out of the current crisis. Learn the one question you must ask yourself to think creatively about your organisation's future.
It's possible to get hung up on detail and precision when writing a business plan, a bit like writing a piece of classical music. In fact, business planning is more like writing music for jazz musicians: less detail and space to improvise. https://vimeo.com/376397854
The exciting mission and purpose need to be balanced against the dull stuff - and good planning is essential Are you excited by your working life? Does every problem seem like a solution waiting to happen? Do you spend most of the day in a state of feverish anticipation about the next curveball that the … Continue reading Does your organisation “do boring?”
We tend to think of plans as precise specifications like compositions, but writing for jazz musicians is a better analogy I specialise in creating robust, implementable strategies and plans for organisations going through times of change. Somewhere along the line a plan gets delivered, whether it’s me writing it or my clients, but I think … Continue reading Why business planning is like jazz