The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines nimble as "quick and light in motion." Last week I asked a colleague of mine whether she thought behavioral health and social service organizations were nimble when it comes to adapting to our rapidly changing marketplace. She answered, "Well, they would say they are, but I think their ability to respond to market opportunities (and market trends) is glacial at best." I'd have to say that I agree. Having worked with many organizations in the field over the past decade - both public and private - I find many of them struggle with managing change and . . .
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