DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER ON WHY PLANS ARE USELESS BUT PLANNING IS ESSENTIAL
Use this to remind you of the benefits of planning.
General Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969) was Commander-in-Chief of the Allied Forces in Europe during the Second World War and later served as a two-term President of the United States. As the man responsible for overseeing the invasion of Europe, he was intimately involved in the planning that went into D-Day. Despite all that, he famously said:
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
It is often said that truth is the first casualty of war; if that is the case, General Eisenhower is reminding us that the second casualty ...