The Top Five Reasons Strategic Plans Fail

"Most great plans aren't. They are just nice, high-level ideas."That's how one of our survey respondents answered our question, "What are the top three obstacles that prevent great plans from reaching effective implementation?" Despite the universal chatter around the need to be "strategic", and the untold hours spent developing strategic... Read More

How to Achieve E-commerce Success ?You Gotta Plan!

Before becoming a netpreneaur, I was an entrepreneur. First, I owned a successful child care center which grew to capacity in less than two years. When I sold that, I bought a little flower shop that had less than 300 customers and grew it to what it is today, one... Read More

Communication Strategy During A Time Of Strategic Planning

"Rubbish!" shouted the large, aggressive man in the red-striped shirt (we had to pay attention to him because he owned the company). "The staff don't need to be told anything. When we've sorted out all the details and have the adverts ready to run, then we'll tell them. They don't... Read More

Planning For The Slow Season Of Your Business To Increase Sales

Every business experiences slower periods. For some, they sell more during the Christmas season while others move at a snail pace. Some sell more during the summer and others less. The key is being aware of your seasons and alternatives available to solve the challenge and change the results. All... Read More

19 Questions to Supercharge Your Business Plan

Whether you are seeking capital for your company or are optimizing your business strategy, the most important element - particularly for outside investors - may be your written business plan. You can tune-up and supercharge your plan using this 19-step checklist. When your written plan firmly answers yes to each... Read More

How To Prepare A Business Plan That Guarantees Big Profits

It is always said "If you Fail to Plan, you Plan to Fail" Success in business comes as a result of planning. You have to have a detailed, written plan that shows what the ultimate goal is, the reason for the goal, and each milestone that must be passed in... Read More

Top Reasons To Form A Strategic Business Alliance

A strategic alliance is when two or more businesses join together for a set period of time. The businesses, usually, are not in direct competition, but have similar products or services that are directed toward the same target audience. Below are ten reasons to create a strategic alliance. 1.... Read More

Completing the Annual Planning Process

Imagine an office without a desk, or lights, a computer, or even something as simple as a chair. When the architects and designers started planning a building or office space they knew they would have to make concessions for these items during each of the building activities. As marketers, we... Read More

Six Key Areas For Evaluating A Strategic Alliance

Strategic alliances are increasing at a rapid rate. It is good for business, good for the consumer. A strategic alliance is similar to a joint venture. Everyone remains in his or her own entity, yet come together for a single purpose or period of time to create something that could... Read More

Menu Driven Business Planning

A menu is the foundation of any restaurant; Guests will support or avoid a restaurant for its food. Starting with a preliminary menu is a simple and basic approach to restaurant development. Begin with a menu, and you are light years ahead in the restaurant development process. A menu will... Read More

In The News:

Uncovering the Core Benefits of Strategic Planning in Healthcare | Read Infiniti's Latest Blog for More Insights  Business WireInfiniti Research has announced the launch of their latest article on uncovering the potential of strategic planning in healthcare.
Admin 101: How to Manage the Strategic-Planning Process  The Chronicle of Higher EducationIf a single insight could sum up the case for strategic planning in higher education, it would be the Stoic philosopher Seneca's observation that, if you don't know ...
Thank you for strategic planning input  Redwood Falls GazetteYogi Berra said, “If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” Not wanting to be an example of Yogi Berra's words, the Redwood ...
Global IP Strategic Planning, IP Monetization & Trade: September 30, 2019 in Houston  China Law BlogOur lead international trade attorney, Bill Perry, will be speaking on China trade in Houston, Texas, on September 30 at a Techonomics Symposium. Bill's.
Deprow and Hannah to Lead Next Steps in Strategic Planning  ASU NewsJONESBORO – As part of the ongoing strategic planning process at Arkansas State University, Dr. Summer Deprow and Dr. Russ Hannah have been named ...
Govt Criticised for Poor Strategic Planning of Nuclear Power  Total Slovenia NewsSTA, 19 September 2019 - The Court of Audit has issued a rebuke of consecutive Slovenian governments after determining that strategic planning regardi...
Scant turnout again for schools' strategic planning  Cleveland Daily BannerThe strategic planning community meetings of Cleveland City Schools continued to be poorly attended Thursday evening at Cleveland High School. Director of ...
City Provides Input To USD's Strategic Planning Task Force  Vermillion Plain TalkAt first, the task seems to be not overly difficult: gather the answers to nine rather brief questions.
St. Thomas Launches First Sustainability Strategic Plan  University of St. Thomas NewsroomFor the first time, St. Thomas has a comprehensive strategic plan for sustainability. The plan is the result of 18 months of work.
Carleton presents Strategic Planning Speaker Series | Carleton Newsroom  Carleton NewsroomThe Strategic Planning Speaker Series, which is intended to prompt the Carleton community to think strategically about significant topics, followed last.
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ScottMadden Releases Grid Modernization Road Map for Strategic Planning in a Rapidly Changing Environment  GlobeNewswireAtlanta, GA, Sept. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading management consulting firms specializing in energy, has ...
Commerzbank to Slash 4,300 Jobs as Zielke Steps Up Cost Cuts  BloombergQuint(Bloomberg) -- Commerzbank AG is planning to cut 4,300 jobs as part of a new strategic plan that will also see the bank sell a stake in its Polish mBank unit to ...
Committees to begin work on GW's new strategic plan  GW HatchetFaculty involved in the planning process shared their eagerness to be involved and encouraged the community to provide feedback in the process.
Meeting held in Savannah to discuss University System of Georgia’s strategic plan  WTOCThe University System of Georgia is looking for input on how the system will face challenges of public higher education in Georgia.
USG Hosts Strategic Planning Forum at VSU Sept. 25  Valdosta State University NewsThe University System of Georgia will host a Regional Forum at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, in Valdosta State University's University Center Magnolia ...
Harshad Rai, Financial Counselor at Strategic Planning Advisory Services, Talks about the C  EC-Council BlogRead what Harshad Rai had to say on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6578271714805944320/. I was a mere Systems Admin in an ...
Protect Against Unmitigated Liabilities - Risk 7: Inadequate Strategic Planning  LexologyEarlier this year, we conducted a survey to assess how confident trustees and corporate sponsors felt about 10 fundamental areas of pensions risk. We…
Electric scooters arrive at ASU; next phase of strategic plan announced  talkbusiness.netThe Arkansas State University Student Government Association and Chancellor Kelly Damphousse announced Wednesday (Sept. 18) the arrival of shared-use ...
Estonian Govt Office to start dealing with strategic planning framework  Baltic TimesTALLINN – The government of Estonia on Thursday approved a proposal to amend the statutes of the Government Office and the Ministry of Finance with which ...
W&M community to play active role in strategic planning | William & Mary  William & Mary NewsAs William & Mary begins its strategic planning process, administrators are looking to the campus community to play an active role in shaping the future of the ...
Visualize your strategy's progress  Process Excellence NetworkHave you ever found a strategy fails because people didn't realize it was their job to support it? This tool helps the organization understand what strategic ...
Recreational strategic plan gets under way | News  The Daily ProgressA draft strategic plan for recreational opportunities was presented to the Greene County Board of Supervisors at its Sept. 10 meeting.
LD schools talk strategic planning | Local News  Black Hills PioneerLEAD — A variety of focus areas for 2019-2021 were explored at a recent Lead-Deadwood School District strategic planning session held just prior to the start of ...
How to Budget for Change in Your Strategic Plan  Business 2 CommunityWe're quickly approaching budget season, which means many business leaders will spend weeks crunching numbers and forecasting for 2020. While many ...
APLA Health Announces Statewide Strategic Planning Meeting to Address Urgent Needs of People Aging with HIV  GlobeNewswireLos Angeles, Sept. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, and currently, the majority of people living ...
LeBlanc announces development of new strategic plan at town hall meeting  GW HatchetGW's next five-year plan will focus on four pillars: world-class faculty, high-impact research and distinguished graduate and undergraduate education.
Carleton Launches Strategic Planning Process | Carleton Newsroom  Carleton NewsroomA campus-wide event on Sept. 5, 2019 marked the official launch of Carleton University's strategic planning process.About 250 people attended “Carleton's.
Students voice opinions in first set of strategic planning meetings - WCLU Radio  WCLUGLASGOW, Ky. – In its kick-off to hear from the community, the Glasgow City Council's Strategic Planning committee met with area students Thursday.
Doctors reject call for adoption of new strategic plan  Daily NationDoctors union says document was not shared for them to interrogate it.
SDSU to Launch Comprehensive Strategic Planning Process  SDSU NewscenterStory Keywords: Academic Affairs, Arts and Letters, Education, Engineering, Faculty Affairs, Fowler College of Business, Health and Human Services, ...
How Many Strategies Actually Get Implemented? | OPEN MINDS  OPEN MINDSLast week, at The 2019 OPEN MINDS Executive Leadership Retreat in Gettysburg, one statistic really surprised me. How many strategic plans actually get ...
Twitter Shares Major Events Calendar for September to Assist with Strategic Planning  Social Media TodayNote: If you haven't started planning out your holiday campaigns, now is the time. This week, Twitter has released the latest version of its monthly major events ...
Two days left to complete strategic plan survey  WSU NewsWhat spells success for the WSU system from 2020 to 2025? Two days remain for you to answer that and related questions in the online survey focused on the ...
'Getting to the Bottom of It': Rolling out the strategic planning process  GW HatchetOn this week's episode, assistant news editor Zach Schonfeld analyzes LeBlanc's next steps for achieving his strategic initiatives.
Why Rolling Quarterly Planning Leads To Better Thinking And Resource Allocation  ForbesDwight D. Eisenhower put it well. “Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.” His point was that plans are instantly out of date, but the knowledge and skills ...
Kenya: Doctors Reject Call for Adoption of New Strategic Plan  AllAfrica.comDoctors have threatened to reject a strategic plan set to be adopted by the Health ministry because they were not involved in its development.
'A shifting landscape': Amidst understaffing and policy changes, Indigenous Strategic Plan is further delayed  Ubyssey OnlineThe plan will guide UBC's approach to Indigenous engagement over the next several years and replace the 2009 Aboriginal Strategic Plan.
City Commission to Host Strategic Planning Workshop  tallahasseereports.comOn Sept. 4, 2019, the Tallahassee City Commission will hold a workshop to discuss strategic planning for the next five years. The main purpose of the workshop ...
Park Ridge Briefs: Strategic Planning For City Will Start In October  Journal & Topics Newspapers OnlineThe Park Ridge City Council and department heads will meet for two strategic planning sessions in October. These will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 9 and ...
NEMI creates dream list for strategic planning session  Manitoulin ExpositorNORTHEAST TOWN – Northeast Town councillors have their thinking caps on as they begin budget deliberations for the next year and work on updating the ...
Strategic plans outlines goals for IC over next five years  The IthacanAfter approximately a year of planning Ithaca College's five-year strategic plan, Imagining Ithaca, was released to the campus community Aug. 16.
Guest Opinion: The UI encourages participation in the strategic planning process  UI The Daily IowanAs members of the University of Iowa community, we have a remarkable opportunity to materially impact the future of our university. The process of refreshing the ...
JJC Approves 2020-2023 Strategic Plan  Patch.comJJC Approves 2020-2023 Strategic Plan - Joliet, IL - The new 2020-2023 Strategic Plan was approved at the Board of Trustees meeting and is considered the ...
Town of Massena officials working with Business Development Corporation on new strategic plan  NNY360MASSENA — Town of Massena officials will be working with James Murphy, the executive director of the Business Development Corporation for a Greater ...
Why it's important to include your bank in year-end planning  Smart Business NetworkNow is the time to start looking at your year-end forecast and compare it to your budget vs. the actual figures, says First Federal Lakewood's Kurt Kappa.
William and Mary holds first open forum for strategic planning  Daily PressIn the school's first open, campus-wide forum on strategic planning, William and Mary's Steering Committee and President Katherine Rowe asked more than 100 ...
Briefly Noted: SMSD looking for volunteers for strategic planning action step committees  Shawnee Mission PostSMSD looking for volunteers for strategic planning action step committees. The Shawnee Mission School District is looking for volunteers to participate in ...
How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Landscape of Digital Marketing  EntrepreneurArtificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer the next big thing, it is now a big thing now in digital marketing. All digital marketing operations are now affected by ...
Done With Strategy? Eight Signs That A Revolution Is On Its Way  ForbesWe are on the verge of a revolution in strategy. While the signs may not be widely acknowledged yet, they are clear. And while these signs still mostly reveal the ...
Leveraging Strategic Planning at Your Healthcare System: How hospitals are planning for the future, even when the industry shifts  Becker's Hospital ReviewHealthcare is one of the fastest-changing industries in the U.S.—with new policies, technologies, and even competition shifting how providers plan for the future.
Sept. 3 Strategic Plan Town Hall begins transition to implementation phase  CommuniqueAt two Town Hall sessions on Sept. 3, Chancellor Venkat Reddy outlined progress made on the 2030 Strategic Plan throughout the summer and what the initial ...
CVB Delving Into New Round Of Strategic Planning  Yankton Daily PressStrategic planning has been on the minds of the city and county over the last couple of years.
State college system establishes strategic plan | News  Rapid City JournalThe Nebraska State College System (NSCS) Board of Trustees has approved a new strategic plan to guide the System's work over the next five years.
Soligenix Appoints Daniel P. Ring as Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Planning  BioSpacePublished: Sep 16, 2019. Industry veteran brings extensive experience leading business development. PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ ...
Daily Buzz: The Three P's of Strategic Planning  Associations NowOutlining new organizational initiatives can be a daunting task. Here's where to start. Also: Be flexible on how members pay dues.
Sioux City first responders, city leaders, hold strategic planning meeting  Siouxland NewsFriday was the strategic planning event in Sioux City, but after this year the next meeting will be held in 2022 due to their new 3-year Accreditation model.
County Holds Second Strategic Planning Session | Community  Yankton Daily PressThe goals Yankton County commissioners would like to achieve in the next few years are coming into clearer focus.
SA begins new academic year, participates in Strategic Planning initiative  The Flat HatThe College of William and Mary's Student Assembly held their first session of the 2019-2020 academic year Sept. 3. At the meeting, senators were briefed by ...
VantageScore Solutions Hires Strategy Executive Benjamin Tagoe to Lead Strategic Planning and Alliances Group  Business WireVantageScore® Solutions, LLC, the company behind the VantageScore credit scoring models, announced today that strategy executive Benjamin Tagoe, has j.
Future at Lloyd's: Inside the strategic planning process | Analysis  The Insurance InsiderDetails of the execution plan for Lloyd's ambitious strategy overhaul have started to crystallise, with a clear focus beginning to emerge on the aspects of the ...
BOV moving forward with approval of President Ryan's 10-year strategic plan  University of Virginia The Cavalier DailyPresident Ryan's plan is a roadmap for making the University the best public institution in the nation and one of the best universities in the world by 2030.
How To Build A Small Business Competitive Strategy  ForbesCategorize and prioritize your thoughts in order to create a sound strategy.
City of Berea Strategic Plan framework to be revealed next Monday  Richmond RegisterAfter months of work, the latest edition of the City of Berea Strategic Plan will be unveiled Monday at a special called meeting of the Berea City Council.
School Board moves forward with Strategic Planning | News  Hermann Advertiser CourierThe school board of the Gasconade County R-I School District met Thursday, Sept. 12 for both regular and executive sessions. After hearing the monthly reports ...
India to leverage its Strategic Energy Partnership with US  LivemintNew Delhi/Mumbai: India and US plan to further strengthen their Strategic Energy Partnership that was launched in New Delhi in April last year. This may ...
Listen: County Executive Bryan Hill on Back-to-School Topics and Strategic Planning  Fairfax County Government NewsCenterOn the September edition of the “Connect with County Leaders” podcast, Fairfax County Executive Bryan Hill tackles back-to-school topics, such as increased ...
First Colombia Development Corp. Announces Company Name Change to Redwood Green Corp., Board Confirmation of Strategic Plan, New Website and Corporate Headquarters  Yahoo FinanceDENVER, CO / ACCESSWIRE / September 20, 2019 / ​​​​First Colombia Development Corp. ("First Colombia") (OTC PINK:FCOL) today announced a ...
Civil Architecture Market Growth Prospects Analysis and Future Strategic Planning by 2025  One Digi ClickLos Angeles, United State, Sep 16, 2019 — The global Civil Architecture Market is extensively studied in the report with the intention of helping players to take ...
CFOs operating more like chief strategy officers, study finds  CFO DiveFinance leaders are becoming more concerned about security, data and internal customers, consulting firm Protiviti found in its annual Finance Trends Survey ...
Groupe ADP wins several contracts for consulting and planning in the US  International Airport ReviewMerchant Aviation has won a series of new contracts across the U.S. including the $340 million investment in the JFK development.
Input sought for Edina Schools' draft strategic plan  ECM PublishersAfter months of work, the Edina School Board is ready to share a draft of the next strategic plan for Edina Public Schools in a series of by-invitation and open.
City, County hear plans for airport  Community journalA new 2019-23 Strategic Plan for the airport outlines its strengths, needed improvements and proposed capital projects.
Watervliet schools working on new strategic plan | Local News  Herald PalladiumWATERVLIET — The Watervliet school board will seek outside help with the first phase of its upcoming strategic plan.
Strategic Plan Deep Dive Week 7: University partnerships and outreach  CommuniqueAfter a full year of 2030 strategic planning campus conversations – over coffee and lunch, during Town Hall sessions, through surveys and emails and listening ...
City of Amarillo presents Downtown Strategic Plan to the public  KFDAAfter almost 10 years of planning out a completely revised vision for the Downtown Amarillo area, city officials have finally presented a completed plan to the ...
New strategic plan guides Northwest Leadership Team | News | nwmissourinews.com  Northwest MissourianWith the launch of its new strategic plan, the Northwest Leadership Team has undergone personnel changes and a shift in focus for the next 10 years.
SAD 4 officials developing strategic plan  observer-me.comGUILFORD — A 2019-24 strategic plan draft for SAD 4 has been written, the document includes vision, mission and rational statements and four goals ...
Dixie State president reflects on 5 years of growth, announces new strategic plan, athletic partnership  St George NewsST. GEORGE — Dixie State University faculty and staff reviewed implementation of the institution's five-year strategic plan and announced the beginning of a ...
Global Mobile Encryption Market – Porter's Five Forces Strategy Analysis and Forecast 2024  Materials PostMobile Encryption Market reports provides a comprehensive overview of the global market size and share. Mobile Encryption market data reports also provide a ...
Chemistry department kicks off five-year strategic plan  GW HatchetThe chemistry department is working to make progress on five goals as part of a five-year strategic plan that began this semester.
Global Strategic Planning Software Market to Register A Stout Growth by 2019-2026  Indian ColumnistGlobal Strategic Planning Software Market Research Report 2019 to 2026 segmented by product type, applications and offers complete Strategic Planning ...
Library Seeks Strategic Plan Input  Loudoun NowLoudoun County Public Library is seeking public input for its strategic planning process. Residents are invited to take an online survey at ...
The plan of defense of Ukraine to be presented next year, - Defense Minister  112 InternationalBut the draft plan, the first developments will be published already in 2019, Andriy Zagorodniuk said. krymr.com · The defense plan of Ukraine will be presented ...
AFRICOM hosts Infectious Disease Strategic Planning Workshop  DVIDSThe AFRICOM Office of the Command Surgeon invited various U.S. agencies to participate in the first ever Infectious Disease Strategic Planning Workshop on ...
Espanola Strategic Plan needs business input  My Eespanola NowThe Town of Espanola wants to hear from its business community in developing the Strategic Plan. Back in May, a proposal to develop a Strategic Plan was ...
Bethel schools to develop strategic plan, labor committee  Piqua Daily CallBETHEL TOWNSHIP — This week, the Bethel Local Schools Board of Education heard from representatives of three strategic planning organizations and vot.
3 Strategic Differences Between Nonprofit and For-Profit Hospitals  HealthLeaders MediaCommunity emphasis, cost-consciousness, and planning horizon are distinguishing strategic characteristics of nonprofit and for-profit hospitals.
Gleaners Announces Strategic Plan  Inside INdiana BusinessFollowing months of research, planning and community input, Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana has unveiled its strategic plan, which includes aggressively ...
Del Mar College approves 2019-24 strategic plan  Corpus Christi Caller-TimesThe Del Mar College board of regents on Tuesday approved a strategic plan that outlines the school's goals for the next five years. Del Mar College runs on a ...
Opinion: Reject DeKalb general obligation bond that includes Lakeside High expansion  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionPhysician Edwin P. Ewing, Jr. has owned a home near Lakeside High School since 1983. When he heard that Lakeside might be expanded again, he asked ...
Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Market 2019 – Global Industry Size, Share, Analysis, Trends & Future Strategic Planning 2026  Market StrategiesA recent market study on the Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure market applies both primary and secondary research techniques to identify new ...
Vision Guided Robotic Systems Market Growth Prospects Analysis and Future Strategic Planning by 2025  Rapid News NetworkLos Angeles, United State, Sep 18, 2019 — The Global Vision Guided Robotic Systems Market is comprehensively analyzed in the report with the main objective ...
Bonefish and Tarpon Trust to develop strategic plan for flats fisheries in Belize and Yucatan  Breaking Belize NewsThe Bonefish and Tarpon Trust (BTT) is preparing a large-scale strategic plan to address the many growing threats to the flats fishery in Belize and Mexico's ...
Carson City School District's strategic plan meeting to focus on Snyder property  Carson NowThe Carson City School District's quarterly Community PLC (Professional Learning Community) meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 25, 6 p.m., will offer a ...
Economic Effects of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Device Market, Advancement Strategy, Main Top Players, Analysis and Forecast To 2024  Manufacturing News 24Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Device Market reports provides a comprehensive overview of the global market size and share. Extracorporeal Shock ...
Facilities a part of strategic planning | Select  Norfolk Daily NewsProgrammatic support is also a priority for administrators, who set a goal by fall 2023 to make sure all children are ready to enter kindergarten.
Future of region's land use up for debate with new strategic plan  Bega District NewsHow our towns evolve over the next two decades may be helped along by a new local government strategic plan.
STRATEGIC PLAN: Invitation to help Roxbury Schools prepare for the future  Hopatcong Lake Regional NewsRoxbury Township Public Schools begins its new school year planning to "prepare the children of today for tomorrow" with the beginning of its strategic planning ...
SFAF releases new strategic plan  Bay Area Reporter, America's highest circulation LGBT newspaperThe San Francisco AIDS Foundation has released a five-year strategic plan that includes a new mission statement for the long-lived organization, reflecting its ...
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