Strategic Process: Vision and Mission

Strategic Process: Vision and Mission

Strategic Process: Vision and Mission In this article series, we will be going ‘back to basics’ and examining the five different elements of the organisational strategic process. These elements – at their most basic – are vision, mission and goal setting, research and...
Strategic Facilitator – Why do you need one?

Strategic Facilitator – Why do you need one?

Why do you need a strategic facilitator? Every business leadership team needs to periodically extract themselves from the everyday running of the operation and engage in some serious strategising. For most businesses, this will come in the shape of a strategic...
How to Avoid Change Fatigue

How to Avoid Change Fatigue

How to avoid change fatigue – All businesses know that ‘change is a constant’ – but where it presents an endless series of seemingly-disparate projects, fatigue can set in. Any manager who has experienced a carousel of internal change...
What is a Strategic Plan?

What is a Strategic Plan?

Without a clear strategic plan, your every action simply becomes a tactic. Multiplied across your growing business and those actions – although well-intentioned – become increasingly random and lack cohesion, structure or direction. As a business leader it...
Strategy for Beginners

Strategy for Beginners

Strategy for Beginners – Strategy is a process just like any other process.  Unfortunately this simple fact is often forgotten. All too often organisations think about strategy once or twice a year and forget about it until prompted by a senior manager.  Unless...
The Next Big Idea

The Next Big Idea

Having run 100’s of strategy workshops over the years we find a set of ‘core’ business strategies tend to come up frequently.  For example; “Improve Customer  Satisfaction” is a core business strategy.  How do we go about improving...