18 Nov

Without good strategy, deployment and empowerment... even in the best companies, information and data becomes misleading and counter productive. Understanding how "Shit Happens" is a helpful reminder,

And then came the assumptions.

And the assumptions were without form.

And the plan was completely without substance.

And darkness was upon the face of the workers.

And they spoke amongst themselves saying:“It is a crock of shit, and it stinketh.

”And the workers went unto their supervisors and sayeth: “It is a pail of dung and none will abide by its odor

”The supervisor went unto the managers and sayeth: “It is a container of excrement and it is very strong, such that none may abide by it.

”And the Manager went unto their directors and sayeth: “It is a vessel of fertilizer, and none may abide by its strength.

”And the directors spoke amongst themselves, saying one to another: “It contains that which aids plant growth, and it is very strong.

”The directors went unto the vice-president to sayeth unto them: “It promotes growth and is very powerful

”The Vice-president went unto the president and sayeth to him: “This New Plan will actively promote the growth and efficiency of the company, and these areas in particular.

”The president looked upon the Plan and saw that it was good.

And the Plan became policy.

“This is how Shit happens”