Strategic Planning

Organizational potential

Before you go on any kind of strategy or change management rampage or try to determine where your sales have gone, start your investigation on the bottom row of your strategy map – your people. Driving out major change without this foundation in place is nearly impossible. People, morale and Read more…

By Kirk, ago
Strategic Planning

Strategy hierarchy

Does your organization have a clear strategy hierarchy? One of the major uses of strategy is to form the context for decisions related to change. This context drives out action that supports a common purpose. In order for this structure to work, it’s critical that you maintain a clear hierarchy Read more…

By Kirk, ago
Strategic Planning

Abundance mind-set

There are many different ways to look at the world, and one important decision relates to the degree of abundance in your paradigm. People often carry thinking habits from their personal lives into their thinking for your organizations. Hard times creates habits that many people keep when the market turns Read more…

By Kirk, ago
Strategic Planning

Why planning exists

Planning has one main job. It’s to ensure people are moving, and moving in the right (read: same) direction. Not everyone moves at the same pace, but not moving is never good enough. If people don’t know where they’re supposed to go, some will move in different directions and others Read more…

By Kirk, ago