Are you looking in a mirror or out the window?

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standing woman surrounded by yellow flower field during daytime

The other day I was watching the news and there were a number of stories about the protests to the stay-at-home orders across the country. In listening to their views I clearly heard a real time example of the windows versus the mirror syndrome. I clearly heard people who cold not or did not want to see the bigger picture if you will. They were more willing to view the world from a mirror perspective. They were more than willing to view the world not as it is but as they saw it. There is a direct applicability to the TLS Continuum.

In order to achieve sustainable process improvement, you must begin with a clear picture of what it is you do. For time immortal, we have been coaching our human capital assets to refine their capabilities into an elevator speech. You all have experienced them at various networking events where when you ask someone what it is they do they respond with this short description of who they are. One recent example I came across was the response that “I am an information analyst, I solve problems you don’t know you have in ways you can’t understand.” This the mirror approach to the organizational view of the world. It is the wording of your organizational mission. It is the wording of your value statement. But the real question is does it answer the real issue at hand. That being what is it that is a problem? Read more here…

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