For many organizations, ‘tis the season for holiday get togethers, bad gift exchanges, and even something that masquerades as a strategic planning session. And it usually contains some or all of the following characteristics:
- Conducted as an off-site retreat – with too little accomplished
- Lengthy discussions with aimless wandering, lots of brainstorming, flipcharts, too many items to act on, and nothing that “sticks”
- Big demands with frantic business plans to grow the top line revenues– top-down, budgets, spreadsheets – and lots of caffeine
Read Eric's entire article "'Tis The Season - Strategic Planning - It's A Real Party!" here.