April 11, 2012

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You know what drives me nuts about “strategic planning”? Many times, by laying out the criteria for “measurable data” folks get so locked in they fail to see greater opportunities open as they unfold. Our imagination and creativity and ability to flow with intuition gets squelched out because it doesn’t fit the recipe of the corporate blueprint. I wonder how many opportunities have been lost out of fear of changing the plan? How many great ideas have been aborted because they failed to meet the prescribed criteria?

I think we must be very careful, as planners, to stay open to the imagination and to a willingness to scratch through the markers of progress and recreate them again and again.
(yes, these kinds of thoughts wake me up at 3AM. SMH)

About lewis3sunz

I am a blessed woman. Wife, daughter, mother of 3sunz, sister, author of 'Spirit Move Me: Memos to you that sway with the Holy Spirit', Jesus loving Oklahoma girl, I love exploring truth, early morning is my favorite time of day, teacher/trainer, lover of books and news and fascinated with butterflies, extreme right brained pondering creature; enjoy helping others find meaning, tap into their own inspiration and intuition to work more effectively, and overcome struggles and the rising and falling of life in the everyday grind and in small business/micro business worlds. Blessed with the crazy notion, the wild-eyed foolishness, and the madcap belief in the simple idea that I might help one to make a decision that makes a difference in the world . . . as stated by Ralph Waldo Emerson’s famous quote…“To know one life breathed easier because you lived, this is to have succeeded.” I get to use my small business background as a former owner of a Flower Shop and Hallmark Store and former co-owner of Disability Specialists, LLC, to help folks build dreams. I hold a M.Ed with emphasis on Adult Training and Education. I’d love to get my Doctorate in Educational Leadership . . . someday. My work centers on the belief that inside each of us lives a mesmerizing soul waiting to be revealed. Every day we can choose to trust the magic of our calling and take those unconventional moves to unlock an enchanted journey. I serve as Business and Industry Director and Business Development Services Coordinator at Canadian Valley Technology Center in Chickasha, Oklahoma.

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