There were several searches on the Brainzooming website the other day for “strategic planning session for (a) company that is headed for trouble.” From the quick glance I took, I am not sure if they were from the same person or even the same company.
This strategic planning session search, however, got me wondering: What would I grab from the Brainzooming website as a starting set of strategic thinking exercises, questions, and tools to use for strategy planning if a company were headed for big trouble?
While The Brainzooming Group generally works with clients that are in strong current positions, but perhaps sensing some early strategic weakness, we developed many early Brainzooming strategic thinking exercises while in various turnaround situations in the Fortune 500 world.
As expected, we have created an array of content directed toward a strategic planning session for a company headed for trouble.
Always eager to turn a fruitful search on the Brainzooming blog into a compilation post, here are fifteen articles full of strategic thinking exercises you should consider if your company is headed for big trouble!
Evaluating Warning Signals and Strategic Options
- Strategic Thinking Exercise – Black Swan Events in Your Plan
- Creating Change and Change Management – 4 Strategy Options
- Is Your Brand Headed for Trouble? 5 Strategic Warning Signs
- Successful Business Strategy – What is Behind a Business Comeback?
- Strategic Planning – 7 Questions for Avoiding Strategic Management Failures
Strategic Problem Solving
- Change Your Character – Fixing Problems as a Turnaround CEO
- Corporate Branding Strategy – 5 Keys to Successful Turnaround Branding
- Problem Solving – 25 Articles on Handling Bumps in the Road
- Disruptive Innovation, Change Management & Taking the NO Out of Innovation
- Creating Strategic Impact – 4 Ideas to Improve Next Year’s Results
- Creating Strategic Impact – 7 Tips for How to Solve the Biggest Problems
- Strategic Thinking Exercises – 13 Point Strategic Change Management Checklist
- Brand Strategy – Ideas Are Easy, Answers Are Hard, the Devil You Know Isn’t Better
- Don’t Overthink It? 5 Key Questions for Quick Decisions
- Creating Strategic Impact: Great Idea or Good Riddance?
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