Category Archives: Strategic Planning

Planning to Plan: Aligning Priorities, Part 2

In my last post, I talked about the importance of a shared context, as a prerequisite for building consensus around a team’s priorities to move forward. I also reviewed some approaches to leading the team through developing this shared context. This shared context needs to include an understanding of: what we really do what we […]

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Planning to Plan: Aligning Priorities, Part 1

In the introduction to my “Planning to Plan” series, I proposed that leaders ask themselves a few tough questions about last year’s plan: Did we have a clear, compelling and attainable vision of what we wanted to accomplish? Did our team truly and deeply believe in what we were doing, and why? Did we clearly identify our priorities, and what was “out […]

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Planning to Plan: Aligning Passion

Happy New Year! Many of you are finalizing goals for 2016, and planning how you’re going to accomplish them. I want all of you to have even more success this year… and helping your team align their passion, priorities, and actions toward your organization’s goals will be a key to your success. In the introduction to my “Planning […]

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