Denver, CO

Eli Levine is will be serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader at Downtown Colorado Inc from September 2016 to September 2017 in Denver, CO. He’s originally from New London, CT and has an MPA from the University of Kentucky and a BA in International Relations from Hobart College in Geneva, NY. He hopes to get a PhD in the coming years to pursue a career in advising American and foreign governments in how to manage societies for the well-being of citizens and governing officials alike as a kind of policy engineer. A context-driven, and practical problem solver, Eli believes that the best government is one that works on behalf of people living in the society, respects the principle to do no real or lasting harm to anyone, and respects the natural laws and conditions that are present in the society, economy, and environment.

ASK MATT Solution

Based on one great idea and a decade of research by award winning scholars, ASK MATT provides a fresh, fun, and collaborative approach to challenge of creating useful strategic plans and consistent follow through.

Gathered around a table, each person adds their understanding to a map. The scoring system ensures that the shared understanding is greater than the sum of its parts. The map provides a guide for more effective problem solving and decision making with tradeoffs, options, and important leverage points to help your organization get the most results for the least effort.

Strategic Planning 3.0 Whitepaper

Every leader has a sense of purpose — an inner drive to support the success of the mission — whether it is a non-profit, community collaboration, or private firm. A good leader also has a sense of adventure, balanced by sound judgment. To be successful, a leader needs a good “map.” A map is a critical tool to help a business leader find out:

  • Where she is (the business environment)
  • Where she is trying to go (goals and objectives)
  • How best to get there (what action is required)
  • How to avoid dangerous terrain (what market activities might be predicted) 

Without a good map, the firm may be led into a quagmire — or worse...  

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