Strategic Planning

A truly bold vision

The term Big Hairy Audacious Goal (“BHAG”) was proposed by James Collins and Jerry Porras in their 1994 book entitled Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies. A BHAG encourages companies to define visionary goals that are more strategic and emotionally compelling. – Excerpt from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Hairy_Audacious_Goal There are many Read more…

By Kirk, ago
Strategic Planning

Gaps

If there isn’t a clearly expressed gap between where you are, and where you want to be, motivation in your organization will be weak. There’s just no way around that. The concept of “do your job” and “focus on excellence at your role” are for operational organizations that are in Read more…

By Kirk, ago
Strategic Planning

BHAG

The concept of a powerful and deeply rooted purpose is one of the most powerful things. It has caused people and organizations to accomplish great feats beyond what could have been imagined previously. Just about every person you admire is a result of deeply rooted purpose because real success isn’t Read more…

By Kirk, ago
Strategic Planning

Culture trumps strategy every time

For people like you and I, strategy development can be incredibly exciting and rewarding. Once you have your strategy, and you’ve got a strategy map and scorecard completely linked and tied to compensation and executive performance plans… and everything finally fits. Well, it’s fantastic. Here’s the reality check: All of Read more…

By Kirk, ago