2017 Focus Guideline Cards


Guidelines/Norms/Expectations. I’ve updated all eight Guideline Cards we use in every session and you can download them here. The content is still the same, but the look and feel are updated. Below are the four you use during the Explore Phase in a Compression Planning session. I’m including my “script” – how I introduce them […]

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Forget Strategic Planning. Improve Your Strategic Planning Meetings with Differentiation

Strategic planning is answering core questions. I was coaching a friend about a CP session she was leading with a cattleman’s association. We got into a subject I wish I’d recorded and had transcribed, because it would make an interesting special report or e-book. The subject of the conversation was about vision and mission statements, […]

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How to REALLY Background

Dr. Mary Brumbach, CFRE, Associate Vice Chancellor, Strategic Initiatives, Dallas County Community College District  (DCCCD) did the best job of Background for a Trustees’ retreat I’ve seen. Without exception. Best job for any CP session ever. Here are the infographics Mary used with the DCCCD Board of Trustees: Demographic Issues Economic and Workforce Issues Poverty […]

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