Archive for strategy SmartBlogs
So you’ve decided to take your business in a new, more exciting and more profitable direction. At least, that’s how you see it.
Unfortunately, the other people who put their heart and soul into the old direction aren’t nearly as convinced. They don’t want to let go of all the work they’ve already put in and they’re skeptical that the same thing won’t happen again.[…] Continue Reading »
I’ve managed formal succession-planning systems for a number of large companies and consulted with quite a few smaller companies. I network with others that do the same, and keep up with the latest succession-planning current practices, trends, and challenges.
I’m a bona fide succession-planning insider, and I know what goes on behind the scenes.
Here are 10 things your company probably isn’t telling you about succession planning:
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Companies have C-suites and they care about strategy. So it makes sense that many would have a chief strategy officer — someone devoted to such a key part of a company’s survival and success.
But chief strategy officers are not nearly talked about as much as chief operating officers or chief financial officers, much less CEOs. Here’s the Google Search trend for those three titles:
I’ve been facilitating strategic planning for a few clients over the last six months. It is gratifying to help leaders be intentional about their business — and intentional with their strategic thinking.
Leaders typically invest time and energy in designing their strategic plan. They ponder market opportunities and customer needs that their team might address. They identify performance goals that will enable their company to pursue those opportunities.[…] Continue Reading »