The Complete Guide to Strategic Planning and OGSM

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The what, why and how of strategic planning

What is strategic planning? Some call it “goal setting.” Others call it “business planning.” Labels for strategic planning are as varied as there are types of organizations. Regardless of what it’s called, we find most companies undertake some form of strategy work....

6 Popular strategic planning frameworks

When the time comes for strategic planning, it can be hard to know which framework to choose for your organization. Since popularized in the late 1950s, hundreds of strategic frameworks have been developed and used by organizations of all types, sizes and stages in...

Today for you, tomorrow for me

My wife Rachel and I recently went on a week-long hike through the Andes Mountains. I finished the trip with the inner peace and tranquility that comes from a week sans iPhone surrounded by natural beauty with my bride, and with some ancient Inca wisdom shared by our...