Happy Holidays!

Every year throughout the holiday season, we reflect on all the blessings in our life. We count you, our readers, among them. Whether we get to see our many friends and family members around the world in person, on Facebook, or only in our thoughts, know that we keep all of you close to ourContinue reading “Happy Holidays!”

Not all those who wander are lost . . .*

Phil Hewlett and David Packard of HP fame suggested that “management by walking around” is an extraordinarily useful tool for seeing how operations are going in the workplace. Just getting out and seeing how your employees are working and interacting with each other can tell you far more than staying in your office and onlyContinue reading “Not all those who wander are lost . . .*”

Five Reasons Why You Should Have an Interpretive Plan

I cringe when I hear the words Ready-Fire-Aim used to describe the planning approach that many organizations use in developing new programs and facilities. I cringe because it was my favorite approach thirty years ago. I simply had no planning experience and it seemed reasonable to try something, anything, and hope it would work. FundersContinue reading “Five Reasons Why You Should Have an Interpretive Plan”