Complex Activities Need Process
When we use a process to structure our thinking, we provide strategy with a safety net. Here’s one 12-step process. Can you name the effort, action, or project that it describes?
- Find your big idea — one that uniquely fits you.
- Narrow your focus so that you can be more effective.
- Organize your thoughts.
- Make a plan.
- Ask for feedback from folks with more experience.
- Adjust your plan in response, as you see fit.
- Execute your plan. Let the word out.
- Celebrate your accomplishment.
- Listen for feedback from folks who find out.
- Use the feedback to make more revisions.
- Spread the word about the new and improved version.
- Celebrate again, but keep testing, listening for feedback, and adjusting. Know that you’ll never be fully finished.
It goes without saying that you can’t develop my plan, and I can’t develop yours.
What process is this? Did I miss any critical steps?
–Me “Liz” Strauss
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