Winners Plan… and Planners Win
What does it really take to be successful in today’s fast passed, competitive business environment? Two important factors are, 1) meticulously managing your day-to-day operations, and 2) planning strategically for the future, both short- and long-term. However, strategy management often gets short changed because of the rigors of managing the day-to-day business.
In this post, we will argue in support of proactively managing strategy, why it should not be put off, and why it should be given sufficient time and resources. Managing profitable growth requires a different kind of leadership and skill…one that focuses the organization on doing the right things, as well as doing things right. A properly led strategy management process can, in fact, transform an organization by establishing clear direction to the organization that will drive sales and profits to new heights. A sound long-term strategy can redirect, recharge and/or reinvent organizations.
Here are four fundamental reasons to invest quality time and resources on a regularly scheduled strategy management process.
A strategy management process should be the driving force of every organization. Without it, your organization becomes stale and competition will eventually overtake you. How you stay at the top of your game depends on constantly challenging the status quo, and pursuing profitable growth. Are you placing strategy management at the top of your list of priorities for your business this year?
By Orit Gadiesh, Chairman, Bain & Co., Boston
From the article: “What’s New, What’s Not,” Fast Company Magazine
About Albu Consulting
Dick Albu is the founder and president of Albu consulting LLC, a strategy management consulting firm dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of Owners, Families and Employees. For 23 years, Albu Consulting has helped its clients formulate robust business strategies and follow through on execution of key strategic initiatives. With offices in Stamford, CT, the firm is focused on engaging and energizing leadership teams of middle market private and family businesses. Please visit Albu Consulting’s website for more information at www.albuconsulting.com.
Dick Albu, President & Founder, can be reached at 203-321-2147 or RAlbu@albuconsulting.com.
Rob Krist, Managing Director, can be reached at RKrist@albuconsulting.com.