Over the past five years, we have put together a number of resources to help leaders and teams understand the strategic planning process and to develop and implement successful strategies. We'd like to share what our community of viewers, listeners and readers have decided are our top resources across our media platforms.
If you’ve made it to this article, you already understand that strategic planning is an important part of running a successful organization. Whether you are new to leading strategy, or have led and implemented a strategic plan, strategy reviews can be daunting. Our process of Aligned Strategy Development was created to serve as a framework for any organization updating or creating their strategic plan.
There are many business strategy tools and frameworks out there that will help you create your strategic plan.
Like all tools, you need to pick the right tool for the right job.
To paraphrase one of my favorite adages:
"If the only thing you have is a hammer, everything you see is a nail"
Below we've complied some of our favorite business strategy tools, as well as other strategic planning tools and resources that will equip you to create a better strategic plan.