New York’s school districts must wait until the summer of 2019 to get an accurate assessment of the effectiveness of their ELA and math strategies.
“While books like Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow bring theoretical ideas to a mass audience … You Are What You Decide takes a big step towards real-world decision-making showing how anyone can improve their decision-making by adopting a few simple behaviors.”
– Andrew Tait, Chief Technology Officer, Decision Mechanics
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A great idea may fuel conversations or inform dreams. But the innovation requires disciple and action. Watch Sketchy Andy set the world record highline.
In a recent local appearance, Olympic gold medalist Shannon Miller touched on the critical importance of target setting: “Are you training for a 5K? Set your goals. Are you working toward a promotion? Set your goals. Battling cancer? Set your goals, see them through.” At Prism, we couldn’t agree more: goal setting must be a […]
This post describes seven strategies for maintaining your will power and achieving personal transformation – or at least your New Year’s resolution!
Small- and medium-sized businesses often run micro retreats that compress strategic planning into a day or less. Too often, these retreats are poorly executed: there has been little preparation and the decision-making process is opaque. Alternatively, a successful micro retreat depends upon four key factors: a lean strategic planning process, preliminary research and detailed preparation, dynamic group process and skilled decision support, and strong, consensus agreement to act. This post uses a case study from the credit union sector to illustrate each of these factors and demonstrate how to run an effective strategic planning micro retreat.
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Have you ever walked out of a team meeting assuming alignment on a course of action only to discover later that there were conflicting versions of what was agreed to? “That’s not what I heard” becomes a common refrain. If you have, then you’ve witnessed the “Rashomon effect” named for Akira Kurosawa’s cinematic masterpiece, Rashomon, in which four individuals witness an horrific crime and then recount the story with absolute honesty but in four mutually contradictory ways. This post discusses two simple techniques for eliminating the hazards of the Rashomon effect on team decision making and agreement.