What Makes a Good City Strategic Plan?
Some strategic plans serve as vital roadmaps for a community. Others stay on the shelf collecting dust. So what differentiates the first group from the second?
Cascade Strategic Planning: Aligning Strategy and Operations
City managers, department managers, and city staff members all play a crucial role in achieving the city’s strategic plan. And that’s why cascading your strategic plan down to actionable, time-bound implementation steps is crucial for execution. You want to make sure that everyone’s on the same page and staff members are prioritizing the right goals.
Why You Need a Chief Execution Officer
“Strategy is a commodity, execution is an art.” - Peter Drucker
One would think the answer to the statement "Why you need a Chief Execution Officer" should be simple. However, the sad reality is that most organizations really do not understand what the title and responsibilities of Chief Execution Officer involves. In our experience, the problem stems from the fact that most Chief Executive Officers only see their role as chief developer and owner of strategy, but not a leadership role in execution.