Tag Archives: Strategic

Create a Dynamic Strategic Plan that Engages the Enterprise

Daniel Burrus — November 7, 2018 Follow @DanielBurrus — November 7, 2018 Having a strategic plan is a vital aspect of any successful organization. Unfortunately, most organizations have strategic plans that are really financial plans in disguise. Profits are only one element of a strategic plan. You need a plan that outlines what you’re going … Continue reading Create a Dynamic Strategic Plan that Engages the Enterprise

8 Steps to Positioning Your Strategic Business Value

Bob Apollo — October 9, 2018 Follow @bobapollo — October 9, 2018 stevepb / Pixabay In complex B2B sales environments – particularly ones that involve multiple stakeholders and lengthy and often complicated buying journeys – it’s unwise to rush to propose your solution the moment a prospective customer acknowledges or implies that they may have … Continue reading 8 Steps to Positioning Your Strategic Business Value

6 Quick Questions to Jumpstart Your 2019 Strategic Plan

Ellen Huxtable — October 2, 2018 Follow @abiztweet — October 2, 2018 Don’t get left behind; take ten minutes now and jumpstart your 2019 strategic plan. Strategic planning can seem overwhelming. There’s no time today, and tomorrow never comes. You blink, and it’s the beginning of April. The first quarter is history, and you’re living … Continue reading 6 Quick Questions to Jumpstart Your 2019 Strategic Plan

A Strategic Imperative for Anticipatory Leaders Is Cognitive Performance

Daniel Burrus — September 26, 2018 Follow @DanielBurrus — September 26, 2018 AI and cognitive computing have grabbed headlines. Yet, anticipatory leaders know that the elevation of cognitive performance among teams is key to maximize results. Leaders need to help their teams of professionals improve how they envision opportunities, manage downside risks and achieve greater … Continue reading A Strategic Imperative for Anticipatory Leaders Is Cognitive Performance

Strategic Planning for 2019: 7 Questions for Laser-Focused Results

Ellen Huxtable — September 7, 2018 Follow @abiztweet — September 7, 2018 It’s fall, which in the business world means it’s time to start strategic planning for 2019. Goodbye, summer; it’s time to rev the engines and charge ahead! Strategic planning is rather like the business equivalent of New Year’s resolutions. The best of intentions … Continue reading Strategic Planning for 2019: 7 Questions for Laser-Focused Results

How to Implement Strategic Leadership in Your Organization

Rick Lepsinger — July 19, 2018 Follow @onpoint_llc — July 19, 2018 JESHOOTScom / Pixabay Organizations with effective leaders sometimes find themselves in the difficult position of meeting their day-to-day objectives without making much progress towards the organization’s strategic goals. Perhaps they’re covering their expenses without making a significant profit, or maybe they’re keeping customers … Continue reading How to Implement Strategic Leadership in Your Organization

Rent, buy or train? How to accelerate strategic marketing operations

Selecting martech stack elements is one thing, but finding the humans to use them is quite another. Contributor Debbie Qaqish discusses challenges and solutions MO leaders have in finding key hires. Debbie Qaqish on July 17, 2018   Let’s face it — building a marketing operations (MO) function is hard. Building a world-class marketing operations … Continue reading Rent, buy or train? How to accelerate strategic marketing operations