STRATEGY FOR STRANGE TIMES
September 29 @ 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm EDT
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Learn how graphic recording of strategic planning sessions deepens the work of your team, builds trust among your team members and weaves together diverse perspectives into a composite “picture” that reflects the collective intelligence in the room.
Join us on September 29th, and learn how the World Café model, utilizing graphic recording, can support your strategic planning process.
My co-presenter this month is Nevin Kamath is a Harvard-trained leadership and strategy facilitator based in Austin, Texas.
Organizations that do strategic planning well have a clearer focus, stronger teams, empowered employees, and transparent management. This month’s meetup will provide you with two approaches to strategic planning and grant you the breathing space to take the necessary steps.
You will learn what you need and will receive FREE tools to produce the most effective strategic plan for your nonprofit.
WHAT IS IT?
It is a disciplined effort that…
Produces fundamental decisions & actions that shape and guide what an organization is, who it serves, what it does, and why it does it, with a focus on the future.
It articulates not only where an organization is going and the actions needed to make progress, but also how it will know if it is successful.
WHAT IT DOES
Strategic planning is an organizational management activity that is used to
Set priorities, focus energy and resources, strengthen operations
Ensure that employees & other stakeholders are working toward common goals
Establish agreement around intended outcomes/results
Assess and adjust your organization’s direction in response to a changing environment.
WHY DO IT?
It provides an opportunity to:
Give you & your colleagues permission to stop doing things out of habit or tradition, but to be more intentional
Provide a basis for monitoring progress & assessing results & impacts
Provides a clear focus to leadership and for organization
Deeply understand your organization, to develop sound strategy, and understand your purpose in the context of the community you serve.
Aligns internal resources
Team building within a group
Bridges between teams
Clarifies roles, solves problems, builds on strengths
Improves credibility with stakeholders
Makes sure everyone in organization is focused on same priorities
Increases morale when employees see a clear vision for future
Remember that there is a small fee ($11.71) which covers the platform, service, and processing fees.