Strategic alignment starts with leaders. They align first, and then they invite everyone else to link arms. That's how the best companies in the world are run. That's how the "best companies to work for" earn their reputations.
Leading firms have found that the clarity they achieve with a brief, focused strategic plan can actually do much more than align management. It also makes it possible to drive revenue by making everyone happier.
Most successful entrepreneurs and all of our clients use the last quarter of the year to polish their strategy. That way, they can start the new year at full speed.
There’s a perfect storm brewing for employers, and it’s likely that the companies who weather it best will attribute their success to the stewardship of their Human Resources executives.
Many companies claim to have a strategy, but all they have done is an exercise in goal setting. This is a mistake. Here’s how to create a “real” strategy.
Using the 10 Part Pressure Test inspired by McKinsey & Company is the best way to test your Strategic Plan for 2016.
Make sure your team is aligned and ready fo 2016 by working together to revise your Strategic Plan.
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