Monthly Archives: March 2016

Is Strategy About Perfection?

By Robert W. Bradford, President & CEO In a word, no.  There is no perfect strategy, and even the best strategy can become obsolete given time.  Strategy is about finding what works, and in a world of imperfect information, that can mean experimentation. This fact makes good strategy a daunting prospect to some entrepreneurs and […]

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Lessons Learned: Flint, Michigan

By Denise Harrison, Senior Consultant How do you anticipate unexpected outcomes from good ideas?  Flint, Michigan under financial duress made many decisions to improve its financial condition.   One decision was to change its water source from Detroit Water Sewerage Department (DWSD) to an alternative, cheaper source.  The three year transition plan was put in place.  […]

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