Do you have "free-time" when it comes to your day-to-day tasks at work?
In this episode of our Strategy and Leadership Podcast, we welcomed Zvi Band, the Co-founder and CEO of Contactually and author of Success Is in Your Sphere.
Zvi has a diverse background, starting as a software engineer out of college and eventually evolving into the leader he is today. In addition to his career, Zvi is involved in his community and supports building relationships in both his personal and professional life.
Once a strategic plan is created at the highest level of an organization, there is a great need to cascade the strategic plan throughout all areas of the business. With larger and mid-sized organizations, you have to work on bringing the plan down to the secondary, tertiary, and all other levels of the organization.
Have you ever experienced getting ready to lead a strategic planning meeting, but not knowing what to do? Don't worry - you are not alone. That's why we created a course called "How to Lead Your Own Strategic Planning Meeting - How to Create Your Own Strategic Plan."
In this episode, we were joined by Johnathan Grzybowski, Co-founder & CMO of Penji. Offering a variety of on-demand graphic design services, Penji works with businesses to provide external design support for a monthly fee. The Penji team operates 24-hours a day, with both in their New Jersey office as well as around the world.
I am currently at Montreal Airport. This morning, my first flight of the day got canceled. Fortunately, I had made plans in case something like that happened, so I was able to get an earlier flight. If I hadn't, I would have pushed my entire trip a day back, which would not have worked. You may be wondering, "How does this relate to my strategic plan?"
A common misunderstanding we encounter when working with organizations is the difference between strategic planning and operational planning. While the two are closely connected, it’s important to understand how they are different and how your organization can use both types of plans to move the needle forward on your goals.