Simple, Not Easy

  1. September 3rd, 2013  | 

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Published in Strategic Planning

Most plans fail.

Plans rarely fail because of misguided strategy or a lack of good ideas.  If anything, organizations have a bad habit of putting too many good ideas in their plans.

Most plans fail because of problems related to execution.   Too many non-essential initiatives.  Confusion around roles and responsibilities.  Failure to follow-through.  Lack of accountability.

That’s why my book Lead The Way outlines a simple planning process and a straightforward approach to execution.  The strategic plans that I help organizations develop make it very clear Who will do What by When.

You can download for free a fast, simple, one-page plan that I call a Migration Chart™.  (Under Strategic Planning Resources section)

A simple plan will drive high performance.

So keep your plan simple.  Because execution is not easy.

About the Author: Greg Bustin advises some of the world’s most admired companies and leaders, and he’s dedicated a career to working with CEOs and the leadership teams of hundreds of companies in a range of industries. He’s facilitated more than 250 strategic planning sessions, he’s delivered more than 600 keynotes and workshops on every continent except Antarctica, and he coaches leaders who are inspired to take their career to the next level. His fourth leadership book— Accountability: The Key to Driving a High-Performance Culture (McGraw-Hill) —is a Soundview Executive Best Business Book.

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