According to the legend, David McCanles called Wild Bill Hickok out to duel. Hickok walked out into the street and fired one shot – at a distance of 75 yards – killing McCanles instantly. Shoot now, aim later worked well for Wild Bill in his situation. It doesn’t work so well for leaders who need to define and execute significant changes for business growth and success.
Creating a new strategic plan is a big deal.
Here are some essential considerations if you expect to build a viable strategic plan that gets executed.
Being a professional business leader should be hard, yet satisfying, work. Too often it is harder than it needs to be and much less satisfying. Both characteristics are enhanced when a committed team with a clear route to the future is working together to make it happen. Make it so.
Randy Boek, is the author of this month’s article on developing strategic plans for organizations. If you need help or have questions about developing a strategic direction for your business, feel free to call on us or contact Randy directly.
Republication permission: Randy Boek, Professional Outsider/President, Route2Results. “Strategic Planning: There’s No Silver Bullet – Twelve Tips for Value and Results” www.route2results.com firstname.lastname@example.org (425) 359-8506.
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