Developing your strategic plan can be daunting - especially if you're not sure where to begin. Whether you have the resources and staff in house or are looking to work with outside consultants, these articles and resources share best practices that will help you evaluate, create and execute a strategic plan, while also creating alignment and getting buy in from your team.
Interested in the strategic planning process but not sure where to start? Although each organization will have unique needs and a slightly different process, we’ve put together a sample agenda template that will help guide you through the process.
Sifting through various methods and strategic planning models can be daunting if you’re not familiar with the ins and outs of the planning process. There are a multitude of different strategy models, and what works for one organization may not work as well for another. Strategy is not “one size fits all”.
Everything is constantly changing and no business can remain static but also grow. How can you plan for a future that is uncertain? Scenario planning helps guide logical decision making and is a great part of a fluid strategy. Technologies shift, markets change, trends come and go, and it is important to have a plan to help you navigate and predict these uncertainties.
We’ve compiled a list of strategic plans from around the world so you can get a glimpse of how a variety of organizations have addressed their strategy. Selected organizational examples include: medicine, film, sports, transportation, radio, local governments, education, and more.
Google - the gurus of innovation and productivity - share their insights on how to build a perfect and productive team, and we couldn’t agree more.
Do you know what your organization’s long term goals are? Have you outlined clear steps on how you will reach them? Strategic planning plays an important role in identifying, prioritizing and reaching your goals.
7. Getting Buy In for Your Business Strategy: Lessons from Tableau’s CEO on Going International
Creating a strategic plan is one thing, and executing it is another. Making sure your team members are all on the same page and supporting the same vision will go a long way towards reaching success. Tableau's CEO shares why employee buy in plays an important role in strategy.
When it comes to strategy, planning is important regardless of the size of your organization. Learn why the top companies in the world have sound strategic plans.
Ready to implement your strategic plan but aren't quite sure how to share it with your team? We've created a slide show that will walk you through the process step-by-step.
Are you interested in setting strategic priorities? Our recorded webinar will walk you through the best practices of how to identify your objectives and strategic priorities.