The need for planning is a common theme at Exkalibur and John Maxwell, a well-recognized source of leadership insights, has written extensively on this subject.
He recently wrote about Principle-Centered Planning as a way to emphasize the value of planning, particularly in such uncertain times.
His metaphor about white-water rafting and why planning is needed no matter what may come, is a powerful reminder of the value of some quality time for focused thinking … no Ph. D. required.
He also summarizes his view of why planning isn’t done. Which one are you?