"“Eu sigo o meu plano e sou fiel ao meu plano”, disse José Sócrates, sublinhando que “o pior seria não manter a confiança no nosso plano”."
Unlearning occurs when a new idea, concept or thought comes into play that contradicts what you’ve learned in the past."
Setting oneself on a predetermined course in unknown waters is the perfect way to sail straight into an iceberg.
Sometimes lack of strategy is temporary and even necessary. It may, for example, simply represent a stage in the transition from an outdated strategy to a new, more viable one. Or it may reflect the fact that an environment has turned so dynamic that it would be folly to settle on any consistency for a time."
The ability to focus on one task is undoubtedly useful, but focus also limits awareness.
The most worrisome version of the failure to seek information occurs when decision makers are motivated to favor a particular outcome."
So does every failure. The same is true for changes in the business environment, in the market and especially in people within the enterprise – all of these changes demand that the plan be revised. A written plan should anticipate the need for flexibility.
In addition the action plan needs to create a system for checking the results against expectations."