Without a properly executed Strategy Plan, you’ll never get the successful results you desire. Instead of shaping the environment and controlling the future, your organization will scurry to adapt to the chaotic events attacking from all sides—like Newtonian billiard balls bouncing off each other in random fashion. You’ve surrendered the future to the whims of fate.
Strategy planning is an exercise in prediction based on what worked and didn’t work in the past, which unfortunately you’re biased toward. Strategic thinking requires that you expose your core competencies and strengths to new possibilities, while reducing or eliminating weaknesses linked to the past. Continue reading