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An Exercise to Help Identify Where You Need to Shift Culture

In our previous newsletter, we defined what culture is, how it impacts strategic planning, and the three common scenarios we see clients face between strategy and culture. With the foundational information... By Heyden Enochson

What’s the Fuss with Culture? Why Does Strategy Depend on It?

Let’s address the elephant in the room – strategic planning impacts culture, and culture impacts strategic planning. Strategy and culture have a relationship that can be hard to define. Strategy is... By Heyden Enochson

4 Quick & Powerful Tips to be a Better Leader. No Leadership Book Required.

Editor’s Note: Our next series of newsletters will focus on culture shift. Since shifting culture starts at the top, this newsletter focuses on leadership. We’ll be jumping into culture in our next... By Heyden Enochson

Struggling with Strategy Execution? It Might Be a Culture Problem

In one of our articles last week, we started with the famous Peter Drucker quote, “Strategy eats culture for breakfast.” And it may be overused , but it’s certainly true.... By Heyden Enochson

Annual Planning is Dead

Well, we don’t actually mean that. But it’s certainly enough to get your attention! What we do mean is setting annual plans and only adapting and changing them once a year... By Heyden Enochson

Three Flavors of Strategy Reviews

Every organization has its own set of unique challenges, culture, and approach to driving towards their future. So, when people ask if they should be following a standard, prescriptive approach to... By Heyden Enochson

Breaking Up With Court Street: Realizing Our Office Space Hindered Collaboration

We’ve called 465 Court Street home since the beginning. Its old Reno charm, warm brick exterior, prime location, and amazing views of the flowing Truckee River have long warmed the hearts... By Todd Ballowe

KPIs vs Metrics – Tips & Tricks to Performance Measures

Understanding how you’ll measure success in strategic planning is one of the most pivotal elements of a successful and implementable strategic plan. But, we’re going to let you in on a... By Heyden Enochson

The Power of the One-Page Strategic Plan

During our last newsletter mini-series, we stressed the importance thinking through the best implementation approach and selecting the right cadence for your plan’s execution. Defining the process and cadence are vital... By Heyden Enochson

Part 2/2: Picking the Right Strategic Review Cycle & Cadence

Every organization has different needs and aspirations from the strategic planning process. That’s the beauty in planning; you get to create a plan that’s the right fit for your organization and... By Todd Ballowe

Part 1/2: Success Rides on Your Strategy’s Implementation Model

The perfect storm for failed strategy implementation comes in two phases. The first phase is failing to identify your approach to implementation. The second is failing to set up a cadence... By Heyden Enochson

Did you get it right? A checklist to ensure 2019 is set to deliver results.

With 2019 just waiting to be conquered, we hope your strategic planning efforts have been fruitful and your team is ready to achieve something great in the new year. But, with... By Heyden Enochson

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