The challenge of equipping people so they can make better strategic choices and decisions.

There are years that ask questions and years that answer.

By | December 31st, 2014|Culture Change, Headlines, News, Strategic Choices|

I was searching for a unique way to commemorate the New Year, so I asked my wife, Lisa, for some ideas. She suggested I consider this short sentence from Their Eyes Were Watching God, a legendary book from celebrated author Zora Neale Hurston. “There are years that ask questions and years that answer.”  […]

Strategic Priorities in Government

By | June 27th, 2014|Collective Impact, Strategic Choices|

This week we facilitated a half-day strategic retreat for a federal agency at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The challenge presented to us represents a growing one for government: What does it mean for government to serve its citizens [ut_highlight color=”#1e73be”]strategically? [/ut_highlight] […]

Strategic Foresight in Local Government

By | May 30th, 2014|Collective Impact, Strategic Choices|

This week I led a two-day seminar on one of my favorite topics: strategic foresight. The participants, senior level leaders from various agencies within the Government of the District of Columbia, came together to discuss how they could apply strategic foresight to solve some of the District’s most intractable challenges. […]