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Seize the Future
Visionary Planning Sessions for Senior Teams

“The best way to predict the future
is to create it.”
— Alan Kay

Face it. Most corporate strategic planning processes are boring, tedious, and highly ineffective -- a day or two of smart, highly paid executives sitting in a hotel meeting room and wishing it was over. Bad muffins. Bad lighting. And plastic ferns. The outcomes? Some new ideas, a rarely-read report, and the vague recollection that the same thing happened last year. Bottom line, a lost opportunity.

The reason why? The process used to go beyond the status quo was either lame, incomplete, or poorly facilitated. Sound familiar?

Enter Seize the Future, Idea Champions' highly engaging, two-day offsite that gets Senior Teams out of their ruts and into the kind of mindset and rigor required to create an inspired vision and strategy for their company's future.

Designed and facilitated by Idea Champions' co-founder, Steven McHugh, Seize the Future, has been used with dozens of top teams at a wide range of Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies. It works every time and will work for you, as well, no matter what your industry.

The deliverable? A consciously-conceived, inspired, and actionable vision/strategy that has been signed in blood (i.e. indelible magic marker) by the very movers and shakers whose job it is to help their organization craft a bold new, profitable future.

Intrigued? Want to speak with Steven and find out more? He is just an email away. A 15-minute call is all that's needed for you and Steven to determine if Seize the Future is right for you:


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