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Strategic Plan Development

Strategic Planning: Establishing a "Baseline"

Ray Gagnon | Posted 06.21.2015 | Home
Ray Gagnon

In our line of work as management consultants, we're brought in from the outside and, at the outset, may have very little knowledge of a company's situation or its leaders.

Strategic Planning and the "Vision Thing" -- Fire, Not Fluff

Ray Gagnon | Posted 04.03.2013 | Home
Ray Gagnon

If there's no substance and fire in your vision for the future, how will you infuse those qualities into the rest of your strategic plan? Here's a no-nonsense summary of the elements that you can use as a guide when you develop your strategic plan.

Strategic Planning: Establishing the Right Mindset

Ray Gagnon | Posted 12.26.2012 | Home
Ray Gagnon

Consider this: Which mindset do you think is more conducive to developing the best blueprint for your company's future?

Why Strategic Plans Fail -- And How to Avoid the Pitfalls

Ray Gagnon | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home
Ray Gagnon

If you're not motivated about controlling your destiny by defining and aspiring to a better future for you and your company, it's going to be difficult for anyone else to motivate you. Our recommendation for avoiding this pitfall? Stop and think.

Strategic Planning Basics: Simplifying Terms & Nomenclature

Ray Gagnon | Posted 08.15.2012 | Home
Ray Gagnon

Here's a simple, clear system of nomenclature that has always worked for us and our clients. It will demystify terms, eliminate confusion, and allow you to spend your valuable time concentrating on substance, not semantics.