Onstrategy Updates

Guide to Extending your Plan into the New Year

Jump to a Section For the Strategy Leader: OVERVIEW | STEP 1A | STEP 1B | STEP 2 | STEP 3 REFINING YOUR GOALS | ENGAGING YOUR TEAM For Departent Leaders... By Heyden Enochson

Helping End Hunger in Maryland

Strategy can empower organizations to achieve great things; financial success, a culture of community, and efficient teams. For the Maryland Food Bank, a new strategic plan is empowering them to do... By Heyden Enochson

Helping Charlotte-Mecklenburg PD Create One of America’s Safest Cities

This week, we returned to Charlotte, North Carolina to facilitate the 2019 planning process for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD). We’re always struck by the thoughtful work and sessions with CMPD.... By Heyden Enochson

Putting 2019 Strategic Planning Front-And-Center

With each passing day, we come closer to ringing in 2019. And while the continued focus for us is achieving the goals and priorities in their 2018 plan,... By Heyden Enochson

Sometimes Planning Needs to be Less Structured

As planning facilitators, we’re often the ones keeping the meeting structured, timely, and on-pace to accomplish our client’s goals. And while that is certainly valuable in strategic planning, we were recently... By Heyden Enochson

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

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