Great strategic planning determines direction, priorities, goals and measures, but Bain & Associates found that only 1 in 3 executives believe their process delivers a strong strategy.
That is not acceptable.
Here are practical process tips to ensure that your team develops a strategic plan that works: free 9 Steps to Great Strategic Planning.
And remember: "Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat." Sun Tzu
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A well-traveled guide in a diverse array of organizational cultures, Emily Porter has a distinct POV marked by large doses of realism, empathy and outright humor. She has lived and worked in DC, NYC, Boston, Richmond, VA, Minneapolis and now Portland, OR.