Strategic Planning

News and Articles About Strategic Planning

Get Real About Your Business and Avoid Reality-Show-Makeover Syndrome
Financial Management

Get Real About Your Business and Avoid Reality-Show-Makeover Syndrome

Work with a trusted advisor to develop a strategic forecast, and you won't need 15 minutes of fame to rescue your business.
Sabrina Parsons
4 Ways CEOs Can Create an Effective PR Strategy
Public Relations

4 Ways CEOs Can Create an Effective PR Strategy

Step up, speak up and create your own media. If nobody pays attention, get help.
Ayodeji Onibalusi
Is Planning Your Bugaboo? 5 Steps to Keep Your Startup on Track
Planning

Is Planning Your Bugaboo? 5 Steps to Keep Your Startup on Track

Fire up that Excel spreadsheet, and get started breaking down tasks so you can actually complete them.
Doug and Polly White
3 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Global Companies
Growth Strategies

3 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Global Companies

Growing companies can learn a lot by studying the strategies of Disney, Coca-Cola, Microsoft and other global business giants.
Pamela Wasley
4 Considerations at Least as Important as Not Going Over Budget
Budgets

4 Considerations at Least as Important as Not Going Over Budget

If sticking to the budget requires quashing initiative and going rigid in a dynamic business climate, it's time for a new measure of success.
Joel Trammell
3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business
Starting a Business

3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business

Knowledge and expertise, embodied in a strategic plan, properly executed, can make all the difference for your startup.
Anthony Tumbiolo
Why Quarterly Planning Is Critical to Your Content Marketing Success
Marketing Bootcamp

Why Quarterly Planning Is Critical to Your Content Marketing Success

The key is not your team's ability to develop and stick to a long-term strategic content plan -- it's your ability to always be strategically planning content that works for your goals.
Kelsey Meyer
Planning a Road Trip? If So, Use It as a Guide to Business and Life.
Travel

Planning a Road Trip? If So, Use It as a Guide to Business and Life.

Road trips help us establish an ongoing process of self-recognition, self-definition and self-awareness.
Matt Mayberry
Top 5 Tips for Strategic Planning in a Virtual Company
Virtual Teams

Top 5 Tips for Strategic Planning in a Virtual Company

Not being mired in the daily gind of an office can provide you and your team with a clear perspective.
David and Carrie McKeegan
4 Strategies to Improve Your Operations Through Visualization
Strategic Planning

4 Strategies to Improve Your Operations Through Visualization

Start up founders are said to be Big Picture, the keepers of a company's vision. But if managers don't picture it, how will they recognize success when it's right in front of them?
Jay DesMarteau
5 Tips for Continuous Strategic Planning
Business Optimization

5 Tips for Continuous Strategic Planning

Over time, your business plan will change. Here are a few tips to smartly and efficiently update your strategic plan and build team buy-in.
David Chait
10 Ways to Maximize Your Workday
Productivity

10 Ways to Maximize Your Workday

Success is the culmination of what we do, and what we get done, every day.
Sherrie Campbell
Why Believing Your Own Projections Is Risky Business
Business Optimization

Why Believing Your Own Projections Is Risky Business

A growing number of tech giants have missed targets and have re-evaluated projections. As a result, they've been forced to slow hiring or initiate massive layoffs.
David Mandell
How to Create a One-Year Marketing Plan
Marketing

How to Create a One-Year Marketing Plan

A 12-month plan can put you on the right path to marketing success. Find out what you need to create one that works.
Robert W. Bly