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Moving On

Planning to Action in 5 Easy Steps

So, you want to jump right into implementation…

We have in our management culture, all of the catch phrases and such that tell us to analyze and plan before we move forward. “Measure twice, cut once,” “Failing to plan is planning to fail,” and the like ring in our ears as tried and true advice regarding the perils of blindly running forward. Why then, do leaders vault over analysis and duck planning, and jump right into implementation when things really have to go right? The only thing I can think of is that there is a belief that analysis and planning have to be overly…

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Philip Mann

Philip Mann

Assistant Professor of Organization & Management 🔹 I help folks understand their decisions, values, and world. 🔹 Writing to restore clarity and nuance.

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