What is the best format for presenting and talking about your strategy – be it for the business, a department, a project or solving a problem? The simplest format possible! Enter the one-page strategic plan.
Most strategic and project plans are complicated. Some even fill a three-inch (7.5 cm) binder. They might even have groovy graphics built by the marketing department. Arnold from the “Terminator” would have a challenge packing the plan around! After the plan is created, it often then becomes a ‘SPOTS’ – Strategic Plan on Top Shelf. No one reviews the plan on a regular basis. No one ever talks about it with anyone and everyone in the organization.
Solution? A plan on one page. I love the simplicity of having your entire strategic or project plan on one single page. Here’s why:
If you would like a free copy of my Plan-on-a-Page template, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robert Murray is a Vancouver, BC based Business Strategy Consultant, #1 Best Selling Author, International Keynote Speaker, and TEC Top Speaker of the Year for 2018. For further advice, insight and inspiration on how to unlock your inner leader, follow Robert on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
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