So, you have articulated your business strategy and your goals, and you have established your corporate values, now what? It is now time for the rubber to hit the road.
Business Planning allows you to get out of your head and get it all down on paper. Often, we are so bogged down in the lists and lists of lists, we have no ability to stand back and see the bigger picture. When we become overwhelmed, staff begin working in silos, morale drops and you begin hearing things like – what priorities do we need to work on first? When will this project be finished? And, I don’t understand my role.
By employing a disciplined and collaborative approach to planning you and your team are more likely to achieve success against your strategy. Maintaining alignment between your strategy and your plan may seem obvious, but it can often be overlooked. Getting help to make sense of the chaos and being challenged to optimize and articulate your path forward is always time well spent. Having a plan that supports your strategy gives you the tools you need to make decisions efficiently and with clarity.
If it is not in the plan and is not linked to the strategy, why would you do it?