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Long Range and strategic planning have become nearly obsolete. The old method of having a team of people “strategizing” and developing long-term plans is outmoded. By the time they’ve written those plans and developed implementation procedures things have changed. Or worse, they never consulted the people on the ground, and the plan doesn’t fit. TheJuly 15, 2018
100 Day Plans are Dumb. There, I said it. Despite writing and developing them over and over again for dozens of different companies and executives, I think 100 Day Plans are ridiculous. First off, 100 days? Completely arbitrary, why not 105 days, or 60 days? Is it 100 Calendar days, so roughly 3.25 monthsJuly 10, 2018
“No battle plan survives first contact with the enemy.” – Helmuth von Moltke In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. – Dwight D. Eisenhower I’ve been reading Chernow’s latest epic biography, “Grant,” it’s fantastic, and it has me drawing comparisons between business and military strategy. GrantMay 8, 2018