Managing Money With Mission

Breakfast with Benefits: Strategic Planning

How the One-Page Goal Tree Builds Enthusiastic Collaboration

Tuesday, March 10

7:30 – 9 a.m.

Madison Senior Center: 330 W Mifflin Street, Madison

Presented by: Derrick Van Mell, CEO of the Center for Management Terms & Practices (

We will discuss the real obstacles to a successful plan are a) getting everyone to stick with the plan and b) getting them to stick together. If you show everyone how they help each other achieve something great, the sky’s the limit! In this interactive workshop, participants will dispel planning myths, share the common language of management, and see how to summarize the critical and inspiring goals on one page. Focus is everything.

Derrick Van MellAbout our presenter:

Derrick Van Mell is the CEO of the Center for Management Terms & Practices, the standards body for general management. Derrick has trained many nonprofit leaders to use the accepted terms, tools, and techniques for strategic planning as well as decision-making, governance, and project oversight. Derrick has spoken around the US and internationally and is the published author of Question-Based Planning as well as dozens of articles. He has his MBA and  MA in English.

The Center’s mission: We help people achieve great things together!


This event is free of charge.

We ask that you please RSVP to Andrea ( by Monday, March 2, to ensure you receive the latest updates on event details and location confirmation.


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