5 Strategic Planning Pitfalls And How To Avoid Them
Despite the best of intentions, strategic planning sessions have a tendency to end in heartache. According to Greg Bustin at Bustin & Co. “...depending on which study you follow, the statistics range from a dismal 3 percent of companies who say they are successful at executing their strategies to about one out of every three organizations that integrates its plans into its daily operations with high effectiveness.”
10 Reasons Strategic Planning Lives Beyond Spreadsheets
If you’re still using spreadsheets to track performance on your strategic plan, you’re not alone. With over 750 million users worldwide, spreadsheets have been the go-to business reporting and analysis software since 1985. While static spreadsheets still have their uses, they fall short on providing a complete reporting and business intelligence solution.
7 Reasons Why Schools Need Strategic Planning
Having worked with some of the most successful schools in the world -- from North America to Australia -- I noticed they have one thing in common: A great strategic plan. Strategic planning isn’t just for businesses and non-profits. Any school with a mission to succeed in the best educational interests of their students must have a plan to get there.