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... The start of a new year is usually greeted with a sense of optimism. January is that special month we resolve to do certain things. For many people and many organizations, January represents a fresh start and a new beginning.
The dawn of a new year is also a time of reflection. January presents people and organizations with an opportunity to look back, as well as ahead.
The start of a new year can provide your planning commission with an excellent opportunity to analyze its past performance as a prelude to future actions. Taking the time to engage in constructive introspection and soul-searching will yield dividends. The balance of this column describes one way by which your planning commission can get in touch with itself, in order to prepare for the new year. ...
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