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Jul 6, 2023

"If you want to change culture, you have to change the systems."

John Losey is a sought-after coach and consultant that guides leaders in the entrepreneurial community. He is a thought partner and advisor for senior leadership, often working alongside the C-Suite as their outside support. With two decades of experience in organizations of various sizes - from small businesses to large corporations, John has acquired invaluable insights about the importance of having a clear purpose and mission in strategic planning. He recently authored the book 'The Pottery Panda: The Art of Intentional Progress', which is a unique business fable about this very subject.

During this episode, you will:

  • Discover the key elements of successful strategic planning for any organization

  • Uncover the crucial role of purpose and mission in guiding your strategic planning process

  • Learn the balance between visionary thinking and practical implementation in strategic planning

  • Hear about the Pottery Panda tale and how storytelling can enhance your approach to strategic planning

  • Realize the importance of community input and feedback in achieving strategic planning success

During this conversation John does a great job of explaining why it is important to ensure your organization has a clear purpose and mission before starting the strategic planning process. If you want to avoid zigzagging down the wrong path make sure to take a listen. Remember that if you want to change culture, you must change the systems in place within your organization.

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Episode Highlights

00:01:34 - John's background

00:04:07 - Diving into strategic planning

00:06:15 - The Pottery Panda book

00:10:53 - Key concepts from the book

00:13:27 - Shifting Mindset to Focus on Success

00:14:48 - Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking

00:15:56 - Wisdom of Looking at the Opening

00:18:29 - Pottery Panda and Strategic Planning