Most of us and the organisations we work with struggle to embrace short term ‘pain’ or frustration for long term or future gain.
From the Blog on Strategy
There’s a saying here in Devon, UK that goes like this ‘There is no such thing as poor weather, just poor clothing choices.’
Bringing water and feed to our animals was fun and interesting for the first week. 12 weeks on, it is less so. It has become a chore.
Yesterday, two of our chickens got out. One we were able to catch, but the other disappeared – I figured she was gone for good.
The point of action is to learn and to get us out of our heads. Action is about engaging reality and adjusting plans.
There are many ways in which communities are involved in decision making. There isn’t ‘one’ way to do it as each community is different.
What is the problem I face regularly that your vision, idea, dream solves? What are the tangible next steps that need to be and will be taken?
I love trees. We plant today, but the impact is long term. Digital architecture is bit like trees. Decisions made 10 years ago impact us now.
To find new ideas, we need more experiments and tests, not less. For every experiment that is repeatable, there are hundreds that don’t work.