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Living the strategy dream

Fi Slaven | Dec. 17, 2014
Investing and building a new corporate strategy can't just be about planning or theorising, it also requires a healthy dose of change management and review.

Adjustments are to be expected and will be necessary from lessons learned, but be courageous in making the changes and driving progress. Regular revision is essential, otherwise the strategy will probably never be fully realised.

I said it was a six-step process, so why did I only give you five? Because the overall step with any strategy is Change Management. I'm a passionate believer in people and communication as key to any successful change and implementing a strategy is certainly that.

So communicate, communicate and then communicate some more. Involve your people so they are engaged, empowered and ultimately will be a part of delivering the plans.

I have just taken up a new role and currently working on step four, the implementation phase and change management. Certainly this time I am approaching it a lot differently and using the lessons learned. I am just one of many living the strategy dream.

 

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