What is Strategic Thinking?
As you may know from Simplified Strategic Planning, strategy is the course or direction of an enterprise. In business, this revolves around three basic questions: What do we sell? To whom do we sell it? How do we beat – or better yet, avoid – competition? Strategic thinking is a specific approach to thinking that […]Continue reading
Strategic Alignment: Why Isn’t Everyone on the Same Page?
by Denise Harrison, Executive Vice President & COO Communicating strategy and gaining buy-in enables an organization to truly execute the strategic plan. As President of a financial services firm, I communicated regularly but was stymied by the lack of understanding and buy-in of the strategic plan. What could I do differently? I found that two-way […]Continue reading