Monthly Archives: February 2012

Implementation: Where Can your Municipality Go for Help?

In my last two blog posts, I’ve discussed the importance of effective implementation, and some of its challenges. I’ve also provided a case study exemplifying HSAL’s award-winning approach to implementation. Implementation is a strong theme this year in the planning profession, … Continue reading

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Implementation in Action: The Benefits Blueprint

As planners, we are agents of change.  We play a vital role in putting ideas into action so that tomorrow will be better from what is today.  We all know change is difficult and that it requires much more than … Continue reading

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Strategy to Implementation: Getting From Here to There

One of the most challenging aspects of strategic planning (public or private) is implementing the plan – realizing the vision, goals and objectives set-out in the plan. There are numerous private sector studies that show a feeble relationship between strategy … Continue reading

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Peer Review Questions

This is part two in Danya’s series on the Peer Review Process. When we conduct a peer review, we’re basically trying to determine if we would come to the same conclusions as the author(s) if we did the work ourselves. … Continue reading

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Five Screenwriting Rules to Improve Your Writing

I’m currently enrolled in a fiction screenwriting course through Ryerson University’s Chang School of Continuing Education. Part professional development, part exercise in creativity, practicing the art of screenwriting is helping me to hone my communication skills, and is pushing me … Continue reading

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