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Caroline Harper
Caroline Harper
Chief planning director, Be First
Influences ● February 15, 2021

An almost lawyerly-approach to planning has definitely benefitted me and shaped how I operate. My view is: there is always a way, with planning.

It sounds a bit flippant, but it's: "How much time and money do you chuck at it?" It's the manipulation, meant positively, of the words in order to get what you want in terms of the output on the ground. That's a lawerly approach.

Excerpt from interview conducted in seven parts on 15 December 2020. Watch the video for the full interview.

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