THOUGHTS WE THOUGHT

The occasional thought morsel from your friends @ Copper Strategic.

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June 2022

THE GREAT PUSHOUT (?)

From the Great Resignation to the Great Pushout, Chris has some thoughts on what that’s all about. With some long but worthwhile links to read as well.

May 2022

IN PRAISE OF PROVOCATION

What is a provocation? Is it rude, immature, or one of the best tools in our toolbox when it comes to bold and creative strategy development? Sara has some thoughts.

April 2022

ON THE RIDDLE THAT IS CHILD CARE IN THE U.S.

Why is child care in the U.S. such a perplexing riddle? It doesn’t have to be, Chris Korsmo writes. Nationally, Washington State is leading the way, thanks to our legislature and the Department of Children, Youth, and Families.

THOUGHTS WE THOUGHT ARCHIVES

JANUARY 2022

On Managing Your Inner Supply Chain

NOVEMBER 2021

On Gratitude

SEPTEMBER 2021

Summer Turning to Fall...Is This the Season We Expected?

JULY 2021

On Managing Your Inner Supply Chain

MAY 2021

So Now What?

APRIL 2021

More Triangulating, Less Zero-Sum-Gaming 

MARCH 2021

Keep It Real In Unreal Times

FEBRUARY 2021

In Praise of Red Teaming

2020 Issues

NOVEMBER 2020

On This $%^&* Year

OCTOBER 2020

On Why Transformation is the New Normal

AUGUST 2020

On Dueling Youth Movements in 2020 America

JULY 2020

On Why the True North Is No Longer True

JUNE 2020

On Why Staying in Your Lane May Mean the End of the Road

MAY 2020

The Great Untangle: Skinny Strategic Planning

APRIL 2020

The Next Normal: You've Got This. And We've Got You.

MARCH 2020

Recover, Rethink, Rebuild: Life After COVID-19

FEBRUARY 2020

On Why There May be Crying in Baseball After All

JANUARY 2020

On Conflict, and Why Sometimes You Should Run Toward It