February 24, 2015
Robert BradfordMany people like to work within the frameworks that great thinkers like Peter Drucker and Michael Porter have added to the discipline - and those are wonderful. But, while frameworks help with strategic thinking, they aren't enough to cause strategic thinking. What this means is that many, many companies have a "strategic plan" that looks like it should have good strategy in it - but it does not. Is your strategic plan working? Are you getting the results that you want? Please comment on our blog.

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Robert Bradford, President & CEO

Why Most Strategic Plans Don't Work

Robert Bradford

Robert Bradford Over the past couple of weeks, I've had some interesting conversations with a client about what we do in strategic planning. You see, there are lots of approaches to strategic planning - some of which work - but we do something just a bit differently than most.

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