The Nature Conservancy has been working in Maine for 60 years to “conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.” We were hired to plan and facilitate a two-day board strategic planning retreat in Millinocket, Maine. We also prepared a complete report of the retreat, incorporating notes from a community partners panel discussion, a tour of regional trails, staff presentations, and board brainstorming sessions.
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Strategic Planning Basics
February 22nd, 2021 by Craig Freshley
Strategic planning means different things to different people. There are some very specific ways of doing it and some very specific formats. Yet to simplify things, I figure that if you have something in writing with these three qualities, you can call it a strategic plan. First, it’s a long term plan. A strategic plan …read more
Let your life speak
February 16th, 2021 by Craig Freshley
I know I’m out there. I’m big on Facebook and email and I usually don’t mind being the center of attention. And I love to tell stories. Mostly about me! And what I experienced. And how I see things. Haha. It’s true. Maybe it’s because I’m straight up self-centered and need attention. Yup. I can …read more