Join Mike Figliuolo for an in-depth discussion in this video Articulating guiding principles and setting goals, part of Strategic Planning Foundations.
- The last two elements of setting direction…for your organization are articulating…your guiding principles and your goals.…Guiding principles dictate how you…want the organization to behave,…especially when your leaders aren't around.…You're setting out a principle that an associate can…use when they're confronted with a situation…where they don't know what to do.…What lenses do you want them looking through…as they're evaluating those decisions,…because if you have clear guiding principles…the actions they're going to take will be consistent…with the direction of the organization,…which ultimately helps you achieve that vision and mission.…
In terms of your goals,…you're going to set out those metrics,…those things that after a year, two years, five years,…you'll look back and say we achieved those goals.…Try to make them as measurable as possible.…It can be a dollar, how much revenue, how much profit.…It can be a number of new customers that you add.…Those guiding principles and goals need to be…clear enough that they guide behavior,…
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- Avoiding strategic planning risks
- Assessing the market
- Conducting a SWOT analysis
- Defining your direction, mission, and vision
- Determining core competencies
- Evaluating and prioritizing opportunities
- Assessing your initiatives
- Organizing for success
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Before You Begin Planning
2. Defining the Strategic Environment
3. Setting Your Strategic Direction
4. Determining How You'll Compete
5. Evaluating and Prioritizing Opportunities
6. Assessing Your Initiative Portfolio
Using a 2x2 matrix2m 56s
7. Organizing for Success
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