Do not Buy a Strategy Project, buy a Strategy Process

Strategiatyökalu

Here is a definition of a successful project: it has a beginning and an end. From the company’s point of view that end often comes too soon. After the project has ended the customer waves goodbye to the consultant with a three-word slogan, clarified strategy, and Excel-based action plan in his/her pocket.

Tell me, how is your strategy doing?

Asiakaspalvelu

The word strategy answers into question “How?” or into its longer counterpart “How to reach your vision and goal?”. This travel plan includes a lot of plans about routes, a lot of movement, waypoints, re-routings, and most of all: steps. Those who win, reach the goal first through a more economical route, than their competitors.

The Vice President of Strategy

Strategia kuvituskuva

I guess it all starts from my childhood. In kindergarten I showed early on excellent capability for leadership in games, my toys were in order and I completed my colouring book with flying colours. After nailing my SATs with 1700 points, my ambitions were only briefly fulfilled, because isn’t the perfect score normally only 1600?

What COVID-19 taught to working life

Covid19

2020 brought many unexpected new things to us. A song from Beatles states: “Come together” – and in 2020, for sure, the world was facing new challenges – together. The pandemic is an experience of generations. In ten years, people will most likely ask: where were you in May of 2020 when the world was shut down?

Management’s Annual Plan Framework – What does it include

Annual Wheel

The annual plan framework gathers up every significant and recurring operations and procedures into one framework and it can be done to serve several purposes. Often the framework is created for visualizing management, marketing, board operations, sales or financial operations, and their main measures and planning processes.

Leadership and Management in Crisis Situation

Strategy tool

Many companies’ managements have faced difficult challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. This text provides brief instructions and guidelines for management to avoid organizations being drifted through a crisis.

What is a strategy tool? – LATO in a nutshell

Strategy tool

What is the fundamental reason for a strategy tool? What are the main benefits of using one? Are you wondering which industries and organizations should have a strategy tool? LATO is a strategy implementing and monitoring software for all kinds of industries and organizations’ sizes. Organizations’ strategic plans, such as action and annual plans, are […]