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What are the biggest opportunities and challenges you face when you consider how to improve strategic planning?

We’ve asked thousands of you who download our strategy eBooks and resources some version of that question. And we regularly review and analyze the answers to shape the content we develop and share with ideas on how to improve strategic planning.

We categorized all the answers recently to identify an aggregated list of challenges across sizes of companies. Five of the most mentioned areas are:

  • Cultivating Strategic Thinking
  • Building Buy-in and Alignment
  • Working toward Successful Implementation & Results
  • Facilitating Strategy Development
  • Engaging Participants

How to Improve Strategic Planning – Addressing 5 Major Challenges

How to improve strategic planning

In the first in a series of articles addressing how to improve strategic planning, here are actionable resources to address each of these five areas:

Cultivating Strategic Thinking

Building Buy-in and Alignment

Working toward Successful Implementation & Results

Facilitating Strategy Development

Engaging Participants

More Ideas are on the Way on How to Improve Strategic Planning

Additionally, I’m working on a first-ever eCourse right now on how to simplify, speed up, and make strategic planning fun – whether you are leading strategic planning or are trying to get a plan done all on your own as a business leader. It will be the first time we’ve shared many of the secrets, tips, and hacks that we use at Brainzooming to make strategic planning something that people enjoy and look forward to doing! – Mike Brown

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