Time to Celebrate!

Time to Celebrate!It’s been 15 years and we are launching new offerings! When I started my practice 15 years ago, I had a plan.  Of course I did…I am a planner after all.  Then after 10 years and a couple of detours I felt burned out, that the container no longer fit, and I was ready for a SHIFT.  Twice along the way …

Letting Go is a SHIFT Essential

Letting Go is a SHIFT EssentialEvery year on this day I celebrate letting go, because along the way we pick up things we just don’t need. Attitudes, obstacles, beliefs, processes, relationships, fears, barriers to SHIFT.We say every generation faces their unique struggles and yet now, we live in a time socially, economically and environmentally where we are challenged, seemingly at every …

The Rest of the Planning Story

The Rest of the Planning StoryLast blog I talked about planning in January and covered the first two parts of the Shift Strategies Methodology: Vision and Culture.  There is a lot more to say about both of these rich topics, but for now let’s take a look at what Process and Results means for this year’s planning efforts.Process answers the …

Why plan in January?

Why plan in January?The past few years January new year planning didn’t work for me. Maybe it was life circumstances, the hectic nature of year end or the fact that I enjoy fall so much I start thinking about what I want to accomplish next then. In any case, this year is different.After rebranding and relaunching my practice on November …

Change is Constant

Change is ConstantEven for a change agent like me change can be uncomfortable at times. I like to think I have a handle on things and as a strategist and planner that I know what’s next. It is my business after all. Yet, that’s been anything but my experience this past year. I found myself in the midst of uncertainty …

Boise State University-School of Social Work

Boise State School of Social WorkShift PlanningThe School of Social Work at Boise State is committed to preparing students for rewarding careers supporting some of the most vulnerable populations in the community. Their graduates are fully prepared to begin successful careers dedicated to helping others, fighting for social justice, and working to make the world a better place. Shift Strategies …