Simplifying the Language of Strategic Planning
If you have participated in more than one strategic planning session, you’ve probably noticed that the language used in strategic planning is varied and confusing. One person’s ‘Goal’ is another’s ‘Priority’. Discussions prevail over whether to call it a ‘Strategy’ or an ‘Objective’ and ‘Mission’ is often confused with ‘Vision’.
5 Most Common Municipal Strategic Priorities
Determining strategic priorities is no easy feat. Your strategic priorities must align with and fulfill your city’s unique vision, mission and values. Whether created through community consultation or the result of council collaboration, we see a common thread through many local government top-level planning priorities.
6 Tips To Inspire Strategic Thinking
Talk is cheap, real strategy is no walk in the park. Although you may have heard the saying, ‘work smarter, not harder’ we tend to disagree. You should be working smarter and harder to attain a great, usable, resilient strategy that will keep your organization on the path to success for years to come. But, how do you know what the future will bring, and how do you prepare for it?