Rethinking your vision statement by “starting with why”

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I just finished watching a seminal Ted Talk. I consider it seminal because it helped me resolve a long-standing dissatisfaction I have with the typical organization’s vision statement. Here are a couple examples: Be the Governments’ transformation partner of choice helping them to achieve their business, mission, & policy outcomes.  Be the government’s trusted advisor […]

A rant about corporate mission statements

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There are precious few things in my career that I have learned to avoid more than mission statement meetings.  It always shocked me that people actually volunteered for them. It seemed to me that it was the equivalent of prisoners volunteering to do community clean-up patrols to get outside the walls of the prison for […]