Strategic Planning and Strategic Planning Execution don’t always connect. The following article outlines some interesting and surprising data on the disconnect between the two, and offers some suggestions to overcome these barriers.

If your organization tends to get bogged down in negativity (everything is wrong) and focuses on problems solving, read through this interesting article on Appreciative Inquiry. It may help you shift away from focusing on what is not working to what is working and discover new solutions. Click the link below and click “Download full-text PDF”

Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry

Do you dread giving feedback on a performance review or needing to address a concern with a volunteer? What about being the recipient of feedback? Often not a very fun experience! Why not try “feedforward”? Here’s a great article by Marshall Goldsmith on how to make feedback more future focused.

Try Feedforward Instead of Feedback