This public policy think (and do) tank went from infinite possibilities and limited capacity to ambitious yet realistic, streamlined expectations with a clear path for moving forward.

IEI convenes leaders from business, non-profit organizations, government and higher education to tackle some of the biggest issues facing North Carolina’s future. The organization had more on its plate than its small staff of smart, ambitious, committed people could handle. In a two-day off-site, we worked together to prioritize essential core programs. As a result, responsibilities have been realigned and strategies implemented to ease day to day operations. Goals and expectations that once seemed daunting, are now well underway.