Strategic plan vs business plan learn the difference

Strategic Planning vs. Business Planning. Yes, There’s a Difference.

June 19, 2019 - Too often when companies embark on a strategic plan, the results are disappointing. A common error involves assembling a long-term business plan, calling it a strategic plan, and complaining about how the exercise is mostly ‘financial,’ with limited use beyond the one-time rollup.  So, what’s causing these frequent unsatisfactory results?

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strategy-execution accelerate scale your strategic imperatives

Accelerate and Scale Your Most Important Initiatives, Efficiently

May 29, 2019 - Let’s assume you’ve worked through your strategic imperatives with decisive prioritization, calling out what you clearly will and will not invest in for the next 12-18 months, as part of your 3-year (+) aspirations. From those few decisive strategic imperatives, you have an execution mandate for both in-year initiatives and multi-year executions. Typically, at least a portion of those imperatives requires significant changes or new processes within your operations.

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Strategic Planning: You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

September 26, 2018 - A truly effective Strategic Plan centers on making strategic choices around the company’s most critical go-forward imperatives, and then aligning an executive team and resourcing around those choiceful imperatives. Only then will a strategic plan chart a path toward greater, sustainable profitability.

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