The good apostle Paul of New Testament fame wrote something along the lines of ‘empty yourselves of all the things that make for bad stuff’. Well maybe not exactly that, but people have been misquoting him for centuries.
He also said women should remain silent in ‘church’. And astonishingly some people still take this advice seriously!
But back to the ‘empty yourself’ advice. What does that have to do with strategic planning?
What would it mean for a strategic planning process if it began with something akin to a ‘mind enema’? An emptying of all the noise and clutter, the chatter and unconscious yet chosen meanings, the assumptions and presuppositions, from the deepest parts of the mind? Read more