Month: August 2009

T-shirts for Strategic Planners

[](http://t-shirts.cafepress.com/item/organic-mens-fitted-tshirt-dark/400528127) [](http://t-shirts.cafepress.com/item/organic-womens-tshirt-dark/400528128) I have a Cafepress.com shop. Sometimes I design things for fun to see how they look on T-shirts, mugs, baby clothes and other items. The only notable item I’ve had up to now was the [“Thinking Cap”](https://www.cafepress.com/vantan.69181514) which I designed in honour of my Gahmen Blogger co-founder, Ivan Chew, aka[ Rambling Librarian](http://ramblinglibrarian.blogspot.com/). It’s …

Kaplan on Alignment

While reading ‘Alignment’ by Kaplan and Norton, I found the following paragraphs on the public sector quite pertinent, if a little melodramatic initially: > … in contrast to the private sector, realigning existing governmental agencies and departments so that they can address a particular problem is a Herculean effort, with progress typically measured in geological …