As April comes around once again, many of us are looking for ways to do strategy differently.
Research has shown that 70% of operational strategies fail to deliver their promises. Why? Because:
- Strategic messages are too complex and are not translated locally
- Messages are not made meaningful for everyone at every level, so people see the strategy and their day job as two separate things
- Strategy is communicated at the beginning of the year, with little regular feedback after that so momentum fades
- Leaders don’t walk the talk, or connect the dots between their teams’ day to day and the strategic goals
Don’t become one of the 70%. Here are some of our tips for doing strategy differently this year:
Keep your eyes peeled for our follow up blog with handy diagnostic to help you crack your strategy dilemmas for 2018/19.
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