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Creating A Feedback Loop

Posted by Michael Penney on

Plan, take action. In the heat of the moment shift gears using an immediate action plan, upon completion, debrief. combine it all into an after action to learn from your mistakes in the field. Combine your after actions into a review of all of your actions to concoct your next plan. This is the human intuitive method for keeping your entire organization on the same page. The military figured this stuff out eons ago. Now it's available to you the modern workforce. 

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Can You Answer This - What Is This Symbol?

Posted by Michael Penney on

Can You Answer This - What Is This Symbol?

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If only I had 5 Paragraph Business Plan

Posted by Brian Tomlinson on

I look back and think to myself how awesome it would have been to have the 5 Paragraph Business Plan to accomplish that project. It was a struggle all of the time. Complacency in the ranks in the different departments, lack of accountability for mishaps or out right failures from top to bottom.

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Writing A Business Plan Sucks

Posted by Michael Penney on

Truth: writing a business plan can sometimes, but not always, suck. More specifically the act of writing something which may well get crumpled up and thrown away feels like a futile effort. Here’s the difference with 5 Paragraph Business Plan, our tool is used to create plans for taking action.

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The Unforeseeable

Posted by Michael Penney on

(7/7 story)

"RAMADI, Iraq — A U.S. soldier and a Marine were among the dead Thursday after a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at a crowded police recruiting drive here, killing at least 27 recruits and injuring 30 others, according to the commander of the U.S. Army’s 2-28 Brigade Combat Team.", while "The Associated Press reported 56 people had been killed and 60 injured, based on numbers provided by a doctor at Ramadi General Hospital." - Stars & Stripes

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