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Your Strategic Plan Doesn't Mean a Hill of Beans to your Most Important People - Your Employees

Great strategic plans have been written on the backs of envelopes and on napkins. Honestly, they aren't that hard to come up with. There are a lot of smart people with great insights on how to serve customers. Putting those ideas down and calling it a plan isn't rocket science.

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Why Students and Young Adults NEED Mental Training To Thrive in Today's World

We are not setting up our future leaders to see and experience properly.

We train our children and young adults to become proficient at a lot of things, hopefully some of them are engaging to them. We give them training to become better athletes. We put them in tutoring to do better on their college entrance exam. Each one of their classes tries to get them to a certain standard of knowledge to pass tests. When they get into the workplace, we teach them how to do specific tasks and handle a narrow set of projects.

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Why Human Development Appears to be so Bass Ackwards

Bass Ackwards is a term used in our family to not swear. Put the B on Ackwards and you have the true meaning. 

We've become a society that is so set on constructing resources and processes to react to specific issues that come up with people and groups that we are missing the better path to prevent those issues from coming up and taking ourselves in new directions of possibility. Just look at the US healthcare system that is set up, mostly because of money, to deal with people when they are sick rather than setting up structures and processes to enhance their well-being and keeping them there.

How can we structure and work on human development in a more forward-thinking manner and how do we go about our lives in a more foundational and positive way?

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