High performance organizations are not products of their environment. Instead, their environment is a product of them. To accomplish this, they have a clear sense of Mission and Vision for the organization.
High performance leadership teams understand that without a clear sense of why you exist and where you are headed, it’s difficult to engage your employees and focus on taking the necessary steps to achieving organizational objectives. They make it a priority to crystallize the Mission and Vision of the organization and ensure that they are socialized and adopted by all employees.
Although they are critical to long-term organizational success, however, Mission and Vision are just two of the necessary elements that your strategic plan needs to address. Specific strategies, goals, action plans and accountability systems all must be established to effectively operationalize the plan and achieve success.
We work with you to understand your requirements, develop a plan to address them through a series of facilitated planning meetings, and guide you and your team through the entire process. For some clients we begin by crafting their Mission and Vision, for others who already have their Mission and Vision in place but aren’t sure how to stay the course to achieve their Vision, we start with an assessment of their current situation then lead them through the development of their strategy and approach. Finally, in some cases, we concentrate on how to operationalize the strategy by defining the specific steps and activities that need to be taken, prioritizing them, establishing due dates, and assigning them to appropriate owners.
The ultimate objective of strategic planning is to create a disciplined organization that can address obstacles and challenges as they arise yet focus and remain on course to attain the crucial goals that ultimately result in realizing your Vision.