Wandering Into Wisdom

This blog chronicles the knowledge, insight and wisdom I encounter every day as a leadership consultant, executive coach, educator, father, friend and citizen. This site is dedicated to my father, Louis (Jack) Laughlin, who passed on to me an appreciation for wisdom. A special thanks to my friend Isaac Cheifetz, a businessman and journalist, who helped me understand the value of blogs and encouraged me to write one.

What Are You Planning*

Much of what I've learned about strategic planning over the years can be summed up in the following statements.

More is not a vision
Hope is not a strategy
And the first casualty of any battle is the plan

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