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Implementation Advantage – Part 2

By Robert W. Bradford, President & CEO Note: This article was originally posted in Compass Points in May 2006.  We are discussing the root causes of poor implementation in a series of posts.  Part 2 covers the second root cause of poor implementation. The implementation lacks follow-through Sometimes, we see companies that do a decent […]

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Implementation Advantage – Part 1

  Note: This article was originally posted in Compass Points in May 2006.  Part 1 introduces the article and the first root cause of poor implementation. In our strategic planning work, we often work with companies who have tried strategic planning before. Almost inevitably, the companies we meet were disappointed in the results they got […]

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Communicating Your Strategic Plan With Employees – Part Two

  This article was originally posted in Course and Direction  this is Part Two of that article. It’s critically important that employees understand your strategy. Employees who understand your strategy will be able to make better day-to-day decisions that will support your vision. But, while most of us understand this – at least intellectually – […]

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Communicating Your Strategic Plan With Employees-Part One

  This article was originally posted in Course and Direction, and this is Part One of that article. It’s critically important that employees understand your strategy. Employees who understand your strategy will be able to make better day-to-day decisions that will support your vision. But, while most of us understand this – at least intellectually […]

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When Your Strategic Plan Execution Stalls

By M. Dana Baldwin, Senior Consultant When your team gets so busy they can’t put in the time to continue their responsibilities to execute their parts of your strategic plan, what do you do?  No surprise, it is up to you to change the atmosphere in which they are working to get them back on […]

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Why Most Strategic Plans Don’t Work

By Robert W. Bradford, President and CEO Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve had some interesting conversations with a client about what we do in strategic planning.  You see, there are lots of approaches to strategic planning – some of which work – but we do something just a bit differently than most.  Many […]

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