‘Tis the season for rejection (that’s a good thing)
Selection requires rejection
The talented Hannah Wilson from Quoted Visually does an excellent job of conveying complex ideas through simple visuals, and here is one of my favorites.
With the strategic planning season in full bloom, it is critical to remember that not everything is of equal importance. That is the real value of strategic planning, defining what are the truly impactful initiatives, and just do those. In other words…
A true strategic initiative is doing something different today to get a better result in the future. Too many people end up listing all the things they typically do as part of their strategic planning. Identify 2-3 true strategic initiatives, quantify their anticipated impact, and then do those things really well.