Budget & Resource Alignment

Are You Allocating Sufficient Time to Strategic Planning?

In our last issue of StrategyCheck we asked you, our readership, the greatest challenge being faced in 2015 strategic planning and performance management. We asked. You answered. We listened. We received... By Jeff Brunings

Does the Recession Make Your Strategic Planning Process Useless?

While many managers and business owners are focusing on tactical measures to ensure their organizations' survival, experts urge businesses to maintain a strategic focus.
By Todd Ballowe

Include Room for Recovery When You Create a Strategic Plan

Reno, NV (PRWEB) August 28, 2009 -- With many businesses finally getting around to recession planning, some are questioning whether too much focus on the economic downturn can be unhealthy for... By Todd Ballowe

MySpace’s Strategic Plan for the Recession

According to this article on Tiny Comb, Myspace is fighting the recession by outsourcing work to India. Contrary to Facebook's strategy of paying top dollar for talent, Myspace has consistently fought... By Todd Ballowe

Create Budget Alignment with a Financial Assessment

All best laid strategic plans are all subject to time and money. Find insight on how to make decisions regarding when to implement certain action items and if your cash outlay... By Erica Olsen

Realigning Our Resources for the Coming Downturn

(reprinted from RLife Magazine)
By Erica Olsen

Five Exercises for a Leaner Organization

Is your marketing budget making you look fat? With uncertain times ahead, the last thing that you’ll want to do is stop attracting customers. In fact, with a possible recession approaching,... By Todd Ballowe

How to Perform Financial Forecasting

After you’ve completed your goals and actions, assess the financial viability of your strategic plan. While your action items and goals are fresh in your mind, estimate the costs associated with... By Erica Olsen

Bikini Season for your Budget

You know that feeling that accompanies spring? Right next to "I've got to do something about the clutter in the garage" is "I sure did pack on the pounds over the... By Todd Ballowe

Align Your Budget with Your Strategic Plan to Avoid Going Broke

A recent survey found that 54 percent of all companies filing for bankruptcy experienced record sales levels in the weeks before closing their doors. In most cases, these companies are on... By Erica Olsen

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