Onstrategy Updates

Driving the Growth of Tourism in Reno/Tahoe

Understanding your market opportunities is foundational in any strategic planning process. It allows you to assess how you’re doing in the marketplace, determine where your greatest areas of improvement are, and... By Heyden Enochson

Preparing San Francisco for the Next Generation of Tech

As one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world, San Francisco is the frontline for Silicon Valley’s latest and greatest emerging technology. In a region that has given birth... By Heyden Enochson

How to Balance Strategy Reviews – How We Balanced Sailing, Sand, and Strategy

Strategy reviews are often approached with an innately serious tone and mood. And while reviews should be taken seriously and thoughtfully by your planning team, our own mid-year review reminded us... By Heyden Enochson

3 Tips from Clients Who’ve Hit the Action Planning Mile-Marker

As your team nears the finish line for completing your strategic plan, you might finally feel like you’ve finished the marathon of planning. But, as demonstrated by three of our recent... By Heyden Enochson

Quickly Relevel and Reorder Your Plan’s Goals

One of the biggest reasons organizations embark on the strategic management process is to give their organization the knowledge, tools, and skillsets to create strategic agility to quickly adapt to change.... By Heyden Enochson

3 Tactics to Strengthen Your Current State Analysis

Our clients are certainly experts in their industries and have knowledge that should be considered important for assessing their current state, but how do we avoid too much ‘belly button gazing”... By Heyden Enochson

What are Competitive Advantages: Two Truths and A Myth

Often during plan design, we see organizations poorly manage or simply overlook integrating their competitive advantages into their strategy. The reason many organizations overlook competitive advantages during strategy design boils down... By Heyden Enochson

See How These Clients Avoided the 5 Failures in Strategic Planning

One of the most frequent questions we are asked is “How do we avoid the common failures to strategic planning?” The answer varies greatly based on where your organization is within... By Heyden Enochson

3 Steps to Making Strategic Decisions: How We Tuned into the Voice of the Customer to Redesign OnStrategy

We exist to transform organizations by transforming the lives of people within them. Great strategy and the culture to execute it doesn’t come easy, but it’s the tried-and-true path to success.... By Heyden Enochson

Strategic or Not? Get the downloadable flow chart template by Washoe County

Is this really strategic? Or can this be dealt with outside of the planning process? It’s a question we hear often, especially in organizations that have multiple departments supporting strategy execution.... By Heyden Enochson

Creating Alignment is a Dance with Organized Chaos – A Lesson from Make-A-Wish

The common misconception around strategic alignment is it’s created in a perfectly structured environment where all long-term objectives, actions, and priorities fall into their natural place and a plan just becomes... By Heyden Enochson

Think Strategic Planning is Always About Change? Keystone Proves It’s Not.

The tension most leaders naturally face is the urge to continuously adapt their strategic plan during the ongoing execution process. It’s certainly not a new idea to use strategic planning as... By Heyden Enochson

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