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The Power of “Both…And” Thinking

Thomas E. Ambler, Senior Consultant, Center for Simplified Strategic Planning, Inc. Note: This article was previously published in Compass Points in February 2006 In a previous article I dealt with the strategic impact of the “Golden Rule” approach to business. Here I want to consider an important facet of the “Golden Rule” approach, the power of […]

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Part Three: Better Strategic Planning in the Smaller Company

In two prior articles we discussed the key differences between strategic planning for somewhat larger companies and the smaller companies we are concentrating on here and listed the first four tips we have developed for making Simplified Strategic Planning easier for smaller companies. In this article, we will list the remaining four tips. Push yourself […]

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Part Two: Better Strategic Planning in the Smaller Company

Robert W. Bradford, President & CEO In the prior article we discussed the key differences between strategic planning for somewhat larger companies and the smaller companies we are concentrating on here. In this article, we list three of the eight tips we have developed for making Simplified Strategic Planning easier. Keep the team small — […]

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Focus

By M. Dana Baldwin, Senior Consultant Note: This article was previously published in Compass Points March 2006. Why is focus so important to success in our businesses? We’ve all heard of the person who wanted to clean off his desk, and couldn’t imagine why it wasn’t done by the end of the day. When he began […]

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