Onstrategy Updates

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

Helping Marijuana Find Its Place in Washoe County

Approve, disapprove, like, hate, or any other opinion otherwise, one thing is fact in Washoe County – the recreational use of marijuana is legal in Nevada. With the journey to legalization... By Heyden Enochson

OnStrategy Now Integrates with 1,000+ Applications

Successful strategic planning and execution is marked by organization-wide visibility into your plan and strategic performance. And that got our organization thinking – why shouldn’t your strategic plan sync with your... By Heyden Enochson

Helping St. Vincent’s Health Partners Eliminate Administrivia from their Strategy

The first year of strategic planning is often marked with shifting priorities and a continued focus on making strategy part of your organization’s every day. This is often the end-state goal... By Heyden Enochson

2017 OnStrategy Charitable Roundup

One of the greatest rewards within our organization is knowing that our work makes a difference. Yes, our work helps organizations create and execute strategy to make an impact in their... By Heyden Enochson

Preserving the Language and Culture of the Inupiaq People on the Shores of the Arctic Ocean

We’ve been working with the North Slope Borough School District for nearly a decade, and while their long-term vision has not changed, the people sitting around the table have. We were... By Heyden Enochson

Helping Restore and Maintain Walker Lake in Nevada

Water is a precious commodity in any geographic location – but in a desert climate, it’s the lifeblood of the region’s economy, ecology, and culture. Established in 2014, the Walker Basin... By Heyden Enochson

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