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Budgets, Performance, and AccountabilityOh My!

Saturday, October 2, 2010

In the iconic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and her new friends Scarecrow and Tin Man brave Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Why take on the risk?

All three are driven by a quest for something bigger than themselves, yet fundamentally a part of them. For Dorothy, of course, it is reconnection with loved ones back home. For Scarecrow, it is the wisdom of a brain. For Tin Man, it is the compassion of a beating heart. Each is compelled to follow the Yellow Brick Road, moving forward in the


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