Strategic Planning

Planning is hard work

As we know, planning is not a check-mark responsibility. Planning is the process of doing the hard work of thinking about and then committing to a course that has the potential to position an organization for success. Some organizations love planning, but most people do not. It requires a great Read more…

By Kirk, ago
Strategic Planning

How to sell a good idea

One of the realities of your role in strengthening the planning efficacy of your organization is the need to sell your great ideas to the executive and then the management of your company. The planner is like an organizational chiropractor or mechanic. You see a problem in the overall performance Read more…

By Kirk, ago
Strategic Planning

Job Profile: Primary strategy officer

Every organization sees this role a little differently. This is what I see as the role of a planner. __________________________________ Direct accountabilities: Act as primary liaison to the executive management team in the management of a planning system that accomplishes the following: Ensure the organization has a clearly defined strategy Read more…

By Kirk, ago