A few months ago I had a friend send me an audible book, BECOMING by Michelle Obama. I am going to speak blaspheme and admit that I wasn't very interested in the book. First Lady stories are just not that appealing to me, but I listened to it on a business trip.
Come close, I have a secret to tell you…we primarily serve White people. During this moment of reflection on systemic racism, I can't help but look around and see that our industry is not reflective of our national diversity.
We are a couple of months into something no one realistically thought could happen. No one thought that a virus would spread rampantly through the country, through the world. And no one thought it was possible for it to cripple the world economy.
The purpose of a plan, by my estimation, is to determine if someone is on track to accomplish their goals and to identify ways to increase the probability of success. It is also to identify risks to the success that plan.