Larry Sommers, the economist guy, was talking about when the inconceivable becomes inevitable. Sommers was speaking on NPR about the eurozone and the troubled economies of the European Union.
But you and I can talk about this and our nonprofits. What makes the inconceivable become inevitable? How might we foresee the roots of inevitability within the inconceivable? What is the progression? How can we manage it or avoid it?
I might write one of my NPQ columns about the inconceivable and the inevitable.I certainly will add this angle to my strategic planning consulting.
P.S. Have you ever seen the delightful movie The Princess Bride? Good for adults and kids. And one of the characters just keeps saying “inconceivable” about stuff. Only it turns out…