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:

Muskogee Public Schools wants the public's opinion on strategic planning  KTULMuskogee Public Schools is planning for the future and asking for the community's help. The school district is launching a continuous strategic plan with a ...
Speaker appoints Abbas to spearhead Strategic Planning of NA  Daily TimesSpeaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Friday appointed Andaleeb Abbas MNA, a leading corporate and development sector exert as the Convener of the ...
Colleges need to rethink strategic planning (opinion)  Inside Higher EdColleges and universities would be better served by focusing on the other half of strategic planning: the strategy, Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower argue.
Strategic Thinking, Strategic Planning: One and the Same?  ATDThese two activities are different, but also support each other as critical elements of the overall business planning process.
A One-Page Strategic Plan That Your Business Will Actually Use  ForbesWorking hard is no longer enough to differentiate yourself from the competition. Organizations that make the most progress discipline themselves to focus on ...
Michael Münter, Head of Strategic Planning and Sustainable Mobility, City of Stuttgart  Automotive WorldDr. Michael Münter has been working with the City of Stuttgart since 2013. In 2016 he became Head of Strategic Planning and Sustainable Mobility.
MPS seeks strategic planning input | News  Muskogee Daily PhoenixMuskogee Public Schools seeks community input in its strategic planning.
Strategic Plan  Irish RugbyThe Irish Rugby Football Union has long recognised the importance of planning and accountability in its approach to sustaining and developing the game of ...
Ajai Sahni: Belligerent rhetoric on Pulwama attack can’t make up for lack of strategic planning  Scroll.inAbsence of sustained strategic preparation and abysmal neglect of defence, internal security and intelligence sectors rule out an effective response.
How To Create a Strategic Planning Process for Innovation  Innovation Excellenceby John Carter. Every innovative product begins as a concept in the mind of someone or some group of people. These concepts are the seeds of your company's ...
MVP Advisory Group Joins Duck Creek Technologies' Partner Ecosystem, Offering Strategic Planning, Implementation, and Optimization Services to Insurers Worldwide  GlobeNewswireBoston, Feb. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Duck Creek Technologies has expanded its Partner Ecosystem program through a new relationship with MVP ...
Ensuring business growth through strategic planning  The PunchIfeanyi Onuba, Abuja Growing a business means taking many decisions about the way you want to expand your operations. Creating a strategic plan i...
Penn State strategic plan: Six questions with the provost  Penn State NewsPenn State Provost and Executive Vice President Nicholas P. Jones shared his thoughts about the current strategic plan and the path ahead in a Q&A with Penn ...
Strategic planning and research to capture verve of volleyball  The New Indian ExpressThe swirling laser lights continue to affect players, especially when they are about to serve. The lights are also flashed after every point and during time-outs.
Fairfax County Strategic Plan: Survey for Residents Released  Alexandria Living MagazineResidents and business owners in Fairfax County can help shape the County's Strategic Plan this year.
Strategic planning listening sessions  The Miami StudentThe Strategic Planning Steering Committee has scheduled seven listening sessions to engage and collect input from the entire Miami community.
Strategic planning committee presents updated information  The IthacanThe Imagining Ithaca co-chairs presented an update on the work of the strategic planning steering committee Feb. 5.
Aberdeen Family Y begins strategic planning | Community business  AberdeenNews.comThe Aberdeen Family YMCA, 5 S. State St., has began a strategic planning process, according a news release.
Global Strategic Planning Software Market 2019 Major Players are Planview, Cascade, ClearPoint, OnStrategy  Tech Dose DailyGlobal Strategic Planning Software Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023 is intended to give you a sweeping and ...
02/14/2019 | OC Tourism Minds Kick Off Strategic Planning Talks | News Ocean City MD  The DispatchOCEAN CITY — Expanding tourism year-round, improving Ocean City's “curb appeal” and enhancing the tourists' experience were some of the the challenges ...
Strategic plan presented  The CourierBy JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER. Hancock County government's strategic plan for the next 10 years calls for expansion of the county jail, construction of a new ...
Implementing A Strategic Plan? Go From Vision To Project Plan  OPEN MINDSNo matter how good your strategy may look on paper, if you can't move it from concept to reality, it isn't going to be effective. Over the years, I've seen a lot of ...
Postponed Strategic Plan Meeting Resolves PRC Vote Conflict  Reston NowThe meeting conflict between Fairfax County's Strategic Plan meeting and the scheduled decision on a contentious zoning ordinance has been resolved.
New strategic plan for Health Sciences North  BayToday'We were pleased to host a consultation with colleagues from other hospitals in our region as part of HSN and HSNRI's strategic planning process,' says Paul ...
Input needed for WSU's next Strategic Plan  WSU NewsBy Todd Mordhorst, Office of the Provost. The university's Strategic Plan establishes WSU's priorities and guides decision making at all levels. The WSU ...
Yolo County begins drafting 2020 Strategic Plan  The AggieThis year Yolo County will develop a vision for the community's future through the creation of the 2020 Strategic Plan. This plan “is a guiding document used by ...
Winners and Losers From Singapore's 2019 Budget Plan  BloombergQuintSingapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat delivered a budget that included more health-care and military spending ahead of a general election that could ...
Commercial Bank Doesn't Have Any Qatar Merger in Strategic Planning, Group CEO Says  BloombergJoseph Abraham, group chief executive officer of Commercial Bank Pqsc, Qatar's third-largest lender, talks about the company's financial results and business ...
Town Hall offers look at success, future of University's strategic plan  Penn State NewsWhy is it important for a university to have a strategic plan? What does it mean for the University community? What have been the outcomes of Penn State's ...
Strategic Planning Committee Addresses Next Steps  The DePauwThe Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) is taking measures to address DePauw University's financial security in the midst of concerns about the university's ...
Borough Council Facilitates Community Discussion On Strategic Plan  Onward StateBorough Council led a discussion to gather community input on a Strategic Planning Process that it initiated in late 2018.
Chancellor Shares 2018-2023 Strategic Plan With Campus | Office of News & Media Relations  UMass News and Media RelationsChancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy today shared a new strategic plan with the UMass community through a campus-wide email. The 2018-2023 plan, “Be ...
Wichita Falls council, staff revise strategic plan for city  Times Record NewsEvery great journey should start with a plan. Over the next two days, Wichita Falls council and staff are reviewing a strategic plan they created two years ago to ...
Saint Lucia’s finance department to implement three-year strategic plan (+video)  St. Lucia News OnlineFebruary 6, 2019. Share This On: Share3 · Tweet · Pin · +1 · Share. 3 Shares. (PRESS RELEASE) — The Department of Finance has partnered with the ...
AISD's Strategic Planning 2030  Alice Echo News-JournalFor the last couple of months, administrators at Alice Independent School District have worked on a strategic plan that may affect where students will attend ...
Collingwood's strategic plan headed for a reboot  Simcoe.comWhether the work is undertaken by a third party, or done in-house, will be determined during budget deliberations.
Trauma awareness group hold strategic forum  The AdvocateA North West-based grassroots trauma awareness group is holding a strategic planning forum to set a course of action to establish a health equity policy.
Community Invited To Give Input On State College Strategic Plan  Onward StateThe Borough is inviting members of the community, including Penn State students, to provide input on State College's new strategic planning project.
Stillwater City Council talks strategic plan | Local News  Stillwater News PressAs the Stillwater City Council looks for ways to move the city forward, this particular group of councilors is putting a special emphasis on strategic planning.
Carson City Library hosts strategic planning community workshops, online survey  Carson NowCommunity members are invited to free workshops for guiding the Carson City Library's five-year strategic plan, with the first workshop Feb. 16, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 ...
Georgia Southern invites community to participate in Strategic Planning process through February events | Newsroom  Georgia Southern University NewsroomGeorgia Southern University is creating a new Strategic Plan for the University with the help of community members, students, faculty and staff. The University ...
District 155 approved new strategic plan Thursday  Northwest HeraldThe Community High School District 155 School Board approved a new five-year strategic plan Thursday night after a presentation from students and staff.
New Islands Planning Commissioner looks forward to serving first term  Brunswick NewsEditor's note: This article is part of a series profiling the members of the Islands Planning and Mainland Planning commissions.
FVRD chair talks transit, trash, strategic planning and more  Abbotsford NewsBlack Press asks Jason Lum, chair of the Fraser Valley Regional District, what's ahead for one of the largest RDs in the province.
Ion Exchange Polymer Market Growth Prospects Analysis, Landscape Analysis, and Future Strategic Planning by 2025  Fashion HeraldThe global Ion Exchange Polymer Market report offers a complete research study that includes accurate estimations of market growth rate and size for the ...
WSP Unveils its Global Strategic Plan Aimed at Building the Premier Professional Consultancy in its Industry by the End of 2021  GlobeNewswireMONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WSP Global Inc. (TSX: WSP) ("WSP" or the “Corporation”) today released the highlights of its three-year ...
State Grant Will Help Develop New Addiction Treatment In Dearborn Co.  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCHA $75000 grant has been awarded to One Community One Family's Dearborn County Recovery Oriented System of Care.
Foxconn May Scale Back Wisconsin Plant | Strategic Planning  IndustryWeekFoxconn Technology Group is considering scaling back or even abandoning plans to make cutting-edge displays from a $10 billion plant it's building in the U.S., ...
Half of planning applications for housing developments granted by end of 2018  Irish Examiner27 housing developments were granted planning permission by An Bord Pleanála by the end of 2018, according to its 2018 casework review. Between July ...
Port Angeles council members approve strategic plan after discussion  Peninsula Daily NewsPORT ANGELES — The City Council has adopted a strategic plan for 2019 and 2020.
NYISO Issues 5-Year Strategic Plan  RTO InsiderNYISO released a Strategic Plan outlining how it will incorporate market and regulatory trends into its planning processes for 2019 to 2023.
Economic growth top priority in Wichita Falls strategic plan  Times Record NewsAfter an intensive two-day strategic planning session, Wichita Falls city council and staff have a clearer idea of where to invest time and effort to better the ...
Corvallis grinds way through strategic plan review  Corvallis Gazette TimesWhat's that trope about laws and sausages? The punchline is that you should never watch either one being made. And, to be fair, the city of Corvallis strategic ...
Monday Business Briefing: Major Jeffersonville apartment project; UofL starts strategic planning process; Woodford releases Double Double Oaked; and more  Insider LouisvilleWelcome to the Jan. 28 Monday Business Briefing, your weekly business intelligence digest from Insider Louisville.
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ministry of Education National Education Strategic Plan 2017–2021 - Afghanistan  ReliefWebExecutive Summary. Good achievements but need for more. Since 2001 the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has made significant ...
Geneva County begins strategic plan process and clarifies city dog issue  Dothan FirstGENEVA, Ala. (WDHN) - On Monday, the Geneva County Commission voted to pass a strategic plan proposal which will help county leaders identify goals plus ...
Banks And Lenders: Is Your Customer Data Powering An Amazing Customer Experience?  ForbesBanks and mortgage lenders sit on mountains of data, but unless you leverage it to enable deeply personal customer engagement, you're not getting the most ...
WSP launches Global Strategic Plan 2019-2021  Canadian Consulting EngineerOn January 30th, 2019, Montreal-based WSP Global released the highlights of its new three-year strategic plan (the “2019-2021 Global Strategic Plan”) setting ...
State has new strategic plan for prevention of sex trafficking  Press PubsIn response to a 2017 Minnesota legislature initiative, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has released a new strategic plan for broadening the state's ...
New WA major projects plan promises to end pork-barrelling politics  Sydney Morning HeraldLegislation to establish Infrastructure WA, the long-awaited committee that will advise the state government on the most important major infrastructure projects to ...
SPP Strategic Planning Committee Briefs: Jan. 16, 2019  RTO InsiderSPP has been tasked with providing an outline of comments for submittal to the EPA in response to its proposed rulemaking under Clean Air Act Section 111b.
Final OB Life workshop summarizes public feedback for strategic plan update  Ormond Beach ObserverOrmond Beach Mayor Bill Partington held up a thick binder in front of about 50 people at the start of the OB Life program summary meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22.
Vice Mayor Dee Andrews Kicks Off City Effort To Develop 2030 Strategic Plan  Long Beach Business Journal - Long Beach NewsA motion made by Long Beach Vice Mayor Dee Andrews during the February 5 city council meeting kicked off the city's process to create a Comprehensive ...
Nortech Systems Names Jay D. Miller President and CEO  Business WireNortech Systems named Jay D. Miller as president and CEO, effective Feb. 27. He has served as interim president since Jan. 1.
Priyanka Carr,SVP, Strategy & Operations and Co-Executive Sponsor of Diversity & Inclusion, SurveyMonkey  HR TechnologistPriyanka Carr, senior vice president, Strategy, Corporate Development, and Strategic Partnerships, and Co-Executive Sponsor of Diversity and Inclusion at ...
NHSX: new joint organisation for digital, data and technology  GOV.UKA new joint unit, NHSX, will be created to bring the benefits of modern technology to every patient and clinician. It will combine the best talent from government, ...
Lack of Brexit certainty 'severely impacting' UK manufacturers' future plans  Scottish Construction NowUK manufacturers say the lack of certainty ahead of the 29 March Brexit resolution deadline is severely impacting their ability to plan for the future.
Planview Empowers Organizations to Realize Agile-at-Scale with Lean and Agile Delivery Solution  Clearfield ProgressAUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 18, 2019--Today's increasingly competitive and disrupted markets require teams and enterprises to adapt quickly and ...
Zimbabwe situation needs proper strategic development plan  Bulawayo24 NewsWe lack basic fundamentals to fulfil the benchmark of legitimacy and credibility. We need to correct a lot of things on the ground. We have so much potential, w...
Kerry results boosted by Taste & Nutrition, remains cautious on Brexit outlook  FoodIngredientsFirst19 Feb 2019 --- Kerry Group, the global taste & nutrition and consumer foods group, has reported volume growth in 2018 well ahead of the market, where the ...
How U of I's new strategic plan impacts Champaign-Urbana  FOX IllinoisThe University of Illinois is moving in a new direction, announcing its strategic plan for the next five years. These new goals could directly impact the community ...
Northrop Grumman Corporation announces appointment Om Prakash as Chief Executive, Japan  Automation.comFebruary 19, 2019 – Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Om Prakash, chief executive, Northrop Grumman Japan, as the company strengthens its ...
Northumberland United Way CEO Heather Norris stepping down  northumberlandnews.comIt was announced on Feb. 13 that Northumberland United Way (NUW) CEO Heather Norris is stepping down at the end of March to pursue a new opportunity in ...
Flood impact: Shift in Ascension may break 8-month delay for limits on dirt to raise homes, businesses  The AdvocateGONZALES — A key policy making committee of the Ascension Parish Council signaled Monday that it's ready to support limits on the use of dirt to raise homes ...
Donation could help East Dundee update, rebrand downtown signage  Chicago Daily HeraldA $35000 donation could help East Dundee kick-start an initiative to rebrand and standardize its downtown signage.
Community calendar of events for Feb. 19, 2019  Jamestown SunThe Calendar publishes public events, meetings and fundraisers in The Jamestown Sun free. To submit an activity, email it to [email protected] ...
Airport shelves plan to find master developer for 128 acres  Sacramento Business JournalAfter a change at the top and a surge in traffic, Sacramento International Airport is now shelving a plan to find a master developer for land it owns around ...
Feb. 8 Is Deadline For Input On Decatur Strategic Plan  Decatur, GA PatchFeb. 8 Is Deadline For Input On Decatur Plan - Decatur-Avondale Estates, GA - City leaders want to know how you think your tax dollars should be spent.
UI set to unveil newest strategic plan called 'The Next 150'  Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteCHAMPAIGN — *Fresh* off a celebration of its first 150 years, the University of Illinois is looking ahead to the next century and a half in its latest strategic plan.
Mike Jacobs: Campus dust-up continues pattern  Grand Forks HeraldThe headline Friday said, "UND retains chief of staff Foster." This was surely good news for Mark Kennedy, the university's president, and for Angelique Foster, ...
2018 marks 4h straight year of declining milk prices, hurting local farmers  WHSVROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — 2018 marked the fourth straight year of declining milk prices. The prices were below the break-even cost on almost ...
New suburbs planned for Mitchell Shire  The North Central ReviewMITCHELL Shire is a key area in the Victorian Government's planned land release announced on Friday that will see more than 50,000 homes built in 12 new ...
SCV Water Holds Strategy Session, Maps 5-Year Plan  SCVNEWS.comSCV Water officials are blazing a course they set during a recent two-day, strategy-setting retreat. Transparent and “plain language” communication with ...
Watchfire Signs Elevates Weninger and Dines on Leadership Team  GlobeNewswireDANVILLE, Ill., Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Watchfire Signs, a leading manufacturer of outdoor LED signs, digital billboards and video scoreboards, ...
Attica Region, Hotel Chamber Join Forces for Tourism  GTP HeadlinesThe Region of Attica and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) announced this week that they have joined forces in tourism after signing a Memorandum of ...
The Best Advertising Strategies Of 2019 – Plus, The Top 25 Ad Agencies From Around The World  Benzinga80 percent of consumers search for an authentic brand to follow. DesignRush rounded up the top advertising strategies of 2019 that promote brands ...
NYISO strategic plan highlights carbon pricing, energy storage, DERs  S&P Global PlattsCarbon pricing could increase power prices by about $10 $15/MWh Energy storage and DERs could make grid more price responsive, efficient The New York ...
St Luke's Hospital developers told 'plan more affordable housing'  Huddersfield ExaminerDevelopers looking to build hundreds of houses on a derelict former hospital site in Huddersfield have been urged to go back to the drawing board. They have ...
Newcastle Council's strategic planning meeting held at Shoal Bay Country Club  Newcastle HeraldShould Newcastle's ratepayers have to pick up the $9600 tab for dinner and overnight accommodation at Shoal Bay Country Club?
Leadership in a crisis: Get engaged, get facts, get results  AZ Big MediaImagine my skyrocketing pulse when I got the news: “Jim Barksdale is on the line for you. He sounds angry!” My heart sank. Jim Barksdale was chief operating ...
CFO Version 3.0 | OPEN MINDS  OPEN MINDSLast week, we wrapped up the annual OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute, in Clearwater Beach, Florida where we spent the week taking a deep ...
Report: What clients want from their agencies  WarcA study of senior client-side marketers in the UK has revealed key insights about how brands' decision-makers – including companies like Unilever, The ...
Regents question 'dead space' in buildings on WKU's campus  College Heights HeraldThe College Heights Foundation is moving to a new location this summer, sparking controversy from several at a Board of Regents meeting about underutilized ...
Cabaletta Bio Appoints Experienced Financial Executive, Richard Henriques, to its Board of Directors  GlobeNewswireRADNOR, Pa., Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cabaletta Bio, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of cellular ...
Job|Stroud Subscription Rooms Trust Finance Trustee|Arts Admin & Finance|South West|ArtsHub United Kingdom  ArtsHub UKThe Stroud Subscription Rooms Trust was recently set up in readiness for when they will take over the operation of the Stroud Subscription Rooms (The Sub ...
Light rail line between Tweed and Coolangatta a step closer  myGC.com.auA cross-border light rail line could soon become a reality with ambitious plans to eventually connect it up to the G:Link. The New South Wales Government has…
The Top 6 Steps Of Strategic Planning  ForbesRunning a business without a strategic plan is like driving across the country blindfolded without a map. This post will give you the step-by-step process to ...
Caterpillar Makes Several Officer Changes to Facilitate Profit Growth Strategy  ForConstructionPros.comThe company also notes separation of the current Global Power Systems Divisions into two new industry focused divisions: Oil, Gas and Marine Division and ...
Student-Housing Task Force to seek student engagement, await university strategic plan  Auburn VillagerThe Student-Housing Task Force held its first meeting this week in an effort to organize and talk about how to move forward.
Green Dot strives to prevent violence  ThisWeek Community NewsNo one has to do everything, but everyone can do something. That is a motto Gahanna Lincoln High School staff and students are learning through Green Dot, ...
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