The Slingshot Strategy is a proven, step-by-step strategic planning process to launch your business and brand forward. It can feel risky or counterintuitive to pause for a moment; to plan; to think; to build up the inertia you need to launch forward. But a sound Slingshot Strategy, even while pulling back initially, creates the forward momentum you need.
You can’t build your strategy unless you know where you are now. An effective way to establish where you are is by assessing your brand positioning. This creates a baseline.
Without an effective strategy, you can feel lost. Achieving Strategic Clarity is the process of clearly articulating your brand strategy and positioning so everyone gets it, inside and out. Here’s how.
People are the achilles heel of strategic planning. Your best laid plans can be derailed by you and your team. Discover the 3 HR issues that derail every strategic plan.
Homeostasis is a good thing, unless you want to make a change. Growth strategies are often derailed by an organization’s unstated desire to maintain equilibrium.
Goals, Actions, and Priorities are not strategies. They may help inform the creation of a strategy, but they’re not your strategy. Strategy is the process of how you will move your organization from Point A to B.
Your company doesn’t have the knowledge, skills and processes it needs to achieve its strategic plan. This is your strategic gap. Build a capabilities roadmap to achieve your strategic objectives. Here’s how.
Creating a good strategy doesn’t have to be complicated. Your strategy starts with one deceptively simple question, “What do you want?”
A daunting list of priorities in your strategic plan is not only distracting, it slows revenue growth. Drive growth with three priorities.
General Stanley McChrystal said, “You’re not going to come up with a hundred year plan, a fifty year, or even a five year plan. You’re going to come up with general directions and frameworks, and you better learn everyday. Because that’s the world we’re in now.” Your ability to adapt and transform your business may be your greatest competitive strength.
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