So far this month, we’ve looked at the importance of having a strategic plan, steps for developing a strategic plan, and some tips for ensuring execution. I want to close out this series of articles by focusing on idea of plan review. Even the best plans need periodic review to make sure they are still … Continue reading What’s Your Plan? (Part 4)
Developing a strategic plan is a significant accomplishment. Most teams never get to the point of creating a step-by-step road map for success. Those that do improve their chances of achieving their goals exponentially. But plans are meant to be executed. All of your team’s efforts in creating a great strategic plan are wasted if … Continue reading What’s Your Plan? (Part 3)
They say that the first step to success is having clearly defined goals. They should be written down and reviewed regularly. In fact, many experts speak to studies that show individuals who take the time to articulate their goals in writing have a much higher likelihood of actually achieving them. If goals are the first … Continue reading What’s Your Plan? (Part 2)
We really are creatures of habit, aren’t we? We humans have become extremely proficient at developing routines. We find comfort in the expected, so much so that we rely on it. We become dependent on it. Our expectations start to revolve around systematic events over which we have no control. We fall into a rut … Continue reading What’s Your Plan?