What is VUCA?

What is VUCA?

Students at the United States Army War College started using the acronym VUCA to describe the context of the post Cold War era. Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity all reached a new height after this era.The concept was applied to business in Bob...
Strategic Planning in the Complex World

Strategic Planning in the Complex World

Over the last year, Partners for Impact has been submitting proposals for organizational strategic planning to a variety of nonprofit human service agencies. We have not been getting many of these gigs. While disappointing, the reason recently became clear when one...
The Balancing Act of Developmental Evaluation

The Balancing Act of Developmental Evaluation

Partners for Impact has been working on the Kaleidoscope Project since 2019. It has moved through very different phases. During the first four years, the focus was on improvising places and spaces in order to support the social-emotional well-being of young children....