Posts about Leadership
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Here are three hacks for accomplishing BIG tasks: Ask, what’s your BIG VISION for the project?; Break the big verbs into small verbs; Try Pomodoro.

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Rob’s question was awesome because it unlocked new possibilities. I would’ve NEVER gotten those answers if I’d done a strategic plan.

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CitiZen: a Zen approach to leadership development for our cities. There are still a few seats left for the 2016 program, May 12-15 in Spring Green, WI. Enroll now!
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Rebecca Ryan is joining the Governing Institute as Senior Advisor! The futurist will speak, write and consult for the Governing Institute, which advances better government by improving performance and outcomes through research, decision support, and executive education to help public sector leaders govern more effectively.

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I am a professional futurist. I help cities and organizations anticipate the future, whatever it may be. But I’ve never applied “futuring” to my own life. Until recently. With a legal pad, the 7 steps (below), and some Voodoo Coffee, I applied strategic foresight to my own life. Take a whack at it yourself, and let me know what you learn (rr[at]nextgenerationconsulting[dot]com).

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The athletes, students, and coaches at the University of Missouri are another sign that spring is coming.

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I am a liability to the status quo. Last night, I was having drinks with

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America’s narrative has always been “Better days are ahead.” You just have to keep moving. But what if we just sat still for a minute? That’s what’s needed to lead us from Winter to Spring.

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Here’s why strategic planning doesn’t work, or is uninspiring, or is simply a “wish list” that never comes true…It’s irrelevant.

 

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America goes through seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter. Rebecca Ryan explains we’re in winter now, and what it means to turn from winter to spring.

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