Strategy in Motion
November 2019 Newsletter

Darcy Misiak Bien, Strategic Planner
         Darcy Bien 

Learning Forum
Our Purpose:
To be your experienced guide helping plan your organization's future.

Our Core Values:
Lifetime Learners, Challenging the status quo, Feedback is a gift, Strategy is
energizing and fun.

Our Vision:
 Implementation by our clients.

My Printer Just Broke: A Lesson on Change 
As you know, I do "strategic planning" for a living and know, firsthand, how hard it is to change. Statistics show proactive change happens less than 10% of the time. As creatures of habit, our brains are trained to follow the existing canals to make our lives easier.

Strategic planning proactively manages change to AVOID the pain of firefighting! Companies who embrace change and have a plan are 12% more profitable (Achieve it). Furthermore, 70% of companies with a plan outperform their competition. Why? Based on my experience, it is because "pain" is avoided, therefore fewer resources are wasted. 

So, why do we need to change? Get the full (and painful) story here along with great tips for managing change in your organization.

My shiny new printer reminds me that until the pain to remain the same becomes greater than the pain to change - we simply resist it.

A few spots remain! Join us at the Learning Forum on Friday, November 22 
No reading required! The book for this Forum is absolutely amazing: Alive at Work: the Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do. Research shows an alarming number of workers are disengaged from their work. Why is this happening? How can we fix the problem? We'll address the latest studies in why people work, how to help them work in the Zone, and how one-on-ones are critically important in today's culture.   
Friday, November 22, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Office Key (Blue Ash)
4555 Lake Forest Drive, Suite 650
Facilitators: Darcy Bien & Cyndi Wineinger
Cost: $49

Contact Darcy for more details or register:

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