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Are managers adequately defining their plans

Are managers adequately defining their plans?

 Are managers adequately defining their plans?   One of the great features of using strategic planning software is the ability to see definitive planning structure within each of your manager’s plans. ​If a manager doesn’t present defined strategies which will be realized through completed goals, actions and tasks, what is it they are really doing? It’s […]

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  • February 24, 2019
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Can you see which of your managers struggle to delegate?

Can you see which of your managers struggle to delegate?When using software to implement your strategic plan you allow yourself the freedom from worrying what your staff are working on by knowing exactly what your staff are working on.One click can be all it takes to see which of your managers are lacking either the […]

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  • January 28, 2019
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Does your council/board keep adding to your strategic plan while not acknowledging the change? Or, do they not provide the necessary funds, resources or extend deadlines to achieve the existing plan?

“It’s May already?!?!” The year is flying by. You’re on track and you have a team that is capable and functioning. Louis is going on extended leave in July and Song-Ha is taking maternity around the same time, but you’ve prepared for both of those eventualities and everything is set to be completed on time, […]

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  • January 17, 2019
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Do You fear a new council will make wholesale changes, and not be properly educated/informed about how well your organization is run?

Communication is key in every organization, but is less welcome when you’re bogged down in meetings explaining how you’re progressing, when you could be spending that time progressing something else.Even within a strong organization with great strategic planning, consistent and accessible reporting would add an element to your arsenal that any council would find valuable. […]

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  • January 8, 2019
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Does Your Staff Tell You That Your Plans Are Too High Level?

We believe success is achieved every day at every level, and this should be reflected in your strategic plan.  If your plan only tells the story of your senior management, there is a good chance you are only going to get defined results from those stakeholders. Whereas, if every employee feels they have a role in […]

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  • December 5, 2018
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Does Your Plan Tell The Real Story of Your Organization?

Do your strategic plans fit your organization?Are they clear, concise, achievable goals driving your strategy toward relevant outcomes? Or has your team fallen into the trap of producing a strategic plan that looks great on paper, but doesn’t drive you where you actually need to be?If you’ve ever looked at your plan and wondered who, […]

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  • November 26, 2018
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Why CEO’s Struggle with Strategic Planning | Part 2

What is Your Fear Factor to Initiate Strategy? Think about it, because that’s what prevents many CEOs’ pursuing a strategic platform that will influence the strategic vision and operational day-to-day needs in their organization. From staff rejection, financial constraints, to some boardroom misunderstandings, it’s all against you. If nothing else, it’s not a vertical market that really […]

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  • November 19, 2018
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Can you see a lack of organisational alignment to your strategic plan?

Picture the strategies and goals of your strategic plan as stars spread out across the galaxy. Are your stars positioned to create viable solar systems, working in alignment to generate outcomes that progress your core strategies? Or does your plan possess rogue stars, drifting aimlessly through the universe, answering to no one, and without contributing […]

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  • November 15, 2018
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Succession Planning

 Succession PlanningThe Battle is RealTwenty Percent of most western countries’ workforce is over 55 years old.As a CEO/CAO you have many challenges and sometimes it feels like you have people coming at you from all directions. How Many Managers are over 55?Are you facing 1-2 retirements per  year?Do you have senior managers who are preventing talent […]

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  • November 1, 2018
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