Strategic thought requires thinking “conceptually” as opposed to “sequentially.” Sequential thinking weighs the pros and cons of each step against its immediate surroundings. Conceptual thinking requires that each step be measured against the larger goal. Perhaps this is best understood with an analogy. Imagine going on a trip from point “A” to point “B.”
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How do we get there? Remember that your organization’s vision is the destination.
It is essential to understand your organization’s dreams for the future, prior to coming up with the pretty words you put on paper and hang in conference rooms. So, how does an organization create an effective vision statement?
The words were NOT an accurate reflection of the company I worked for.
What’s ‘critical’ about Critical Path Analysis? The Critical Path is the sequence of steps that determine the minimum time needed for an operation.
Milestones and metrics are the key to successfully growing and funding startups. Backwards Planning is a useful tool for determining those milestones and metrics.
Assessing the competitive environment allows you to determine if your idea is truly unique.
The military has developed a procedure for developing a plan, analyzing it and making a decision- the MET-T analysis is an effective, efficient way to evaluate your business and accomplish objectives.
There has been a trend to try to create one overarching company mission statement. However, they often become “wall art” hanging in the office of little practical use in operating the company.