StrategyShift© is a unique strategic planning process that unites best practices to deliver an organizational plan that:
- Has buy-in from stakeholders from all corners of the organization
- Generates positive feelings about the organization and its future
- Allows for organizational “stretch” and real inspiration beyond just “10% better than last year” thinking.
- Creates clear and specific action plans with individuals held accountable for outcomes within defined timelines
The purpose of StrategyShift© is to guide your organization’s leadership team through systematic steps toward a plan that will shift the organization into new and innovative directions, directions that are influenced by and sanctioned by its stakeholders that are grounded in market factors and the current socio-political landscape. Congratulations for taking this bold step forward!
Our expectation is that you will come away from StrategyShift© sessions with a better understanding of your organization and its members, and you will have a viable strategic plan to mobilize. It will be your job to see that it is executed.
At the conclusion of the StrategyShift© sessions, your organization will have:
- Grown in their understanding of each other as personal and professional colleagues
- Implemented the SOAR Strategic Planning Approach
- Developed strategic priorities for a defined period of time for the organization ( I year, 2 years, 3 years, etc.)
- Developed actionable goals to drive the organization toward a desired vision/future state
- Developed timelines, accountabilities and a plan for creating excitement around the final plan
StrategyShift© departs from the traditional practices of top-down planning using the SWOT analysis and moves to a more comprehensive “representative” participation based on Dr. Jacqueline Stavros’ SOAR framework. SOAR is the acronym for Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations and Results. The SWOT analysis will still have value as a backward view of organizational performance, while SOAR will take a forward-looking view, engaging multiple stakeholders to identify what can be.