5 Tips for Implementing and Actioning Your Strategic Plan
Whether you’re a superintendent for a local school district or a senior leader at a Fortune 500 company, strategic planning is central to organizational success. If you want to reach your intended destination, you have to map out the trip. Unfortunately, reaching your goals isn’t always an A-to-B proposition, and many businesses end up taking the long way around.
5 Key Steps for Successful Strategy Execution
Having a great strategy, industry breakthrough or game-changing product can catapult your organization to the mainstream market, but only solid execution can keep you there. Can you deliver your intent? Most companies can dream big and create a vision, but cannot execute. Robert Kaplan and David P Norton recently reported in the Harvard Business Review that 95% of employees are unaware of -- or do not understand -- the strategy for their organization.
Happiness In The Workplace Boosts Employee Performance
Believe it or not, a little happiness in the workplace can go a long way towards driving employee performance. While truely effective employee performance management can be a tough balance to strike, the right amount of direction, feedback and incentive will help your employees feel more engaged in the workplace and more committed to achieving results for your organization.