Today we digress to the national scene and last night’s state of the union speech. Did the President deliver and set us on course? Or did he come up short? Have a look at the commentary of Chris McGoff, a consultant to government agencies and expert in organizational transformation (and yes, a Chris O. Communications client):
Mr. President, in the spirit of John Kennedy and Babe Ruth and Martin Luther King, declare specific, date-certain outcomes and declare that these outcomes shall be achieved within the next two years. Sir, to see progress achieved on your watch, you must declare the specifics on your watch.