Now that we’ve been through the first phase of Business disruption, do you and your Leadership Team need to sit down and revise your strategic plan for not only the rest of 2020, but perhaps a bit further down the road?
Business Execution just got considerably more difficult, now you have to proactively improve (and quickly) if you want to stay profitable and relevant.
As Corona Virus COVID-19 has already had a MASSIVE impact on the world’s economy, small businesses and large corporations alike are now trying to figure out how they will be able to adapt to the “new world” business landscape post pandemic and its new demands on business leaders moving forward.
During a booming economy when volume is high, we tend to get a little complacent with our execution, after all there are lots of clients, we don’t need them all, nor can we fulfill all of their needs anyways…
Unless you are in a small handful of industries that will thrive during or after this pandemic, chances are that you might feel uneasy and unsettled about the current state of your company and possibly your chosen industry that you operate in.
The establishment of business goals is often viewed by management and staff as a system akin to New Year’s resolutions, an activity that people engage with great enthusiasm but is forgotten within a few weeks. What successful businesses understand is that the process of defining company wide goals allows people to look beyond day-to-day operations and strive for something more.
Your business goals don’t belong on a shelf in a dust-covered binder. It is a critical part of your strategic plan and should be as dynamic and responsive as your business.
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