Strategic Planning

A Military Concept that Translates Well to Business

In learning about strategic planning from a business perspective, I have noticed many similarities to military planning. With my many years of military experience, this has made the transition to a career in strategic consulting far easier, enabling me to directly transfer many compatible skills.

Strategic Planning

What’s The Most Difficult Part of a Strategic Plan

What is the hardest part of strategic planning? The answer to that is clearly its implementation. But making the process a ‘whole of organisation’ experience can ensure buy-in and leadership across the business. Bringing in other stakeholders including both suppliers and customers, can further enrich the process.

Strategic Planning

Diversity Vital for Strategic Planning

It is now well established that diversity strengthens companies. It does not—as we have recently seen with some boards—protect against failure.