Who Needs a Plan?

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Regular readers of my musings know that one of my favorite quotes is by famed UCLA basketball coach John Wooden: "Failing to plan is planning to fail." Intuitively we know this is true, yet in just the past year so many old and successful organizations, with detailed and elaborate planning processes, have failed. Some draw the conclusion that planning is an impossibility in these volatile times, and that the best any organization can do is a form of white water rafting—get good people in the boat and try to stay afloat as events carry you downstream.

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