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The Most Dangerous Strategy | Extraordinary Business

5 key steps to include when developing your Company’s strategic plan

imageImagine that you are about 16 years old, meeting with your guidance counselor and discussing the future with them. They may have given you an aptitude test, reviewed your grades and classes and perhaps pointed you to some colleges. Based on what you knew, you might have written down a plan – finish High School with a decent GPA, take your SAT, get into the college of your choice and launch into an extraordinary career that will allow you to achieve all of your long term goals.

But what happens if your perfect plan veers off course, say, you didn’t get the grades you hoped for, your SAT wasn’t stellar and as a result, you had to go to a junior college instead of getting into the college of your choice. What happens if you have a life event that disrupts your plans altogether?

Does that mean that you no longer pursue your goals?

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The Most Dangerous Strategy | Extraordinary Business

5 key steps to include when developing your Company’s strategic plan

imageImagine that you are about 16 years old, meeting with your guidance counselor and discussing the future with them. They may have given you an aptitude test, reviewed your grades and classes and perhaps pointed you to some colleges. Based on what you knew, you might have written down a plan – finish High School with a decent GPA, take your SAT, get into the college of your choice and launch into an extraordinary career that will allow you to achieve all of your long term goals.

But what happens if your perfect plan veers off course, say, you didn’t get the grades you hoped for, your SAT wasn’t stellar and as a result, you had to go to a junior college instead of getting into the college of your choice. What happens if you have a life event that disrupts your plans altogether?

Does that mean that you no longer pursue your goals?

 [···]

Read More