THOUGHTS WE THOUGHT

The occasional thought morsel from your friends @ Copper Strategic.

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November 2022

WHY ISN'T WORK FUNNIER?

Why isn’t work funnier? Sara has some thoughts inspired by none other than a very witty, original TikTok content creator.

October 2022

FROM "GET OFF MY LAWN" TO "OK, BOOMER"

Chris loves the expression, “there was a yesterday.” Meaning, let’s all stay aware that good ideas, good deeds, and good work have preceded us. Check out her musings on the timeless nature of generational befuddlement.

September 2022

AMBITIOUS THINGS ARE NEVER DONE BY COMMITTEE

 Sara has some thoughts on the distinction between consensus and collaboration and on how much we love contributing to cultures where inclusion and decisiveness coexist.

THOUGHTS WE THOUGHT ARCHIVES

JUNE 2022

The Great Pushout (?)

MAY 2022

In Praise of Provocation

APRIL 2022

On the Riddle that is Childcare in the U.S.

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