Most strategic plans collapse in the execution phase. Effective plans have a clear process for action.
Did I mention the heaps of diagrams and scribbled notes at the board's February strategic planning retreat? Here’s the first one we looked at, posted by Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn.
Yoda said it best: “Do. Or do not. There is no try.” Clear, simple, and effective communication, right? Just trying is not an option.
Associations can be slow to change. In some ways, it’s the nature of the beast. But with a rapidly changing profession, an increasingly competitive environment for associations, MLA can’t afford to take things slowly right now.