PATHWAYS TO REALLY DO STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE AND THEN TURNING IT INTO REALITY
How to come up with a strategy (strategic planning) and then turning it into reality
Those who are in charge of planning the future of their department, their company have to plan.
They plan to make the future a certain reality and not a mirage.
But you know how it is... There are so many things that call your attention. Probably, there are also many people who bring their inputs on the table. Your board can't reach consensus. It often becomes quite fuzzy.
You may have in the past got "help" from big consulting firms to come up with a strategy. A bunch of people with dark suits invaded your headquarter. Some of them probably looked like your "just out of college" son, without any experience of leading anything. The process was pretty intrusive and not always very well accepted. Once the process is over, the consultants disappear, and the organization has to implement their recommendations, many of which turn out to be a house of cards.
And by the way, 22 strategic priorities ... can't be all strategic.
I'll walk you through a proven process
- that respects the experience, knowledge, and wisdom of the organization’s employees.
- where the big-picture strategic question will be asked and set the right direction,
- how to keep the focus on the few priorities that really matter, instead of listing too many strategic priorities,
- where the strategy is set up for success, with accountability, and will actually get implemented.