4Start with Strategy

While the key factor in winning is the ability to stick with your plan, it makes sense that you start with the best plan possible. Our experiences working with clients on strategic planning and execution indicate a direct correlation between the simplicity of a plan and the chances of adhering to it. A theme we hear over and over again is, “Give us three steps, and we will knock ’em out. Give us a three-ring binder, and it will sit on the shelf.”

It is important to start with a simple, clear, and well-thought-out plan, whether you are developing a corporate strategic plan or setting your department’s strategy. Why stack the odds against yourself with an overly complex or unclear plan? Our goal is to have clients articulate ...

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