Post #810 – February 11, 2019
Your Strategic Plan Needs To Get Implemented
Planning is not doing.
Unfortunately, some partners believe that implementing the strategy and
“getting their hands dirty” is beneath them. They act as if
implementation is something best left to the non-legal
professionals in the firm. This view holds that one group does the
innovative strategizing work (“the thinkers”), and then hands the ball off
to lower levels. If things go awry, the problem is placed squarely at the feet
of the “doers,” who somehow couldn’t implement a “perfectly sound” plan.
Whenever I think about the effort
that is required to go into implementing your firm’s strategic plan, I’m
reminded of a particular business book title that grabbed my attention when I
first saw it . . . Hope Is Not A Strategy!
To effectively transform your best
intentions into tangible action, there are EIGHT common hurdles that you may
need to overcome. Thinking through the following will help you make the leap .
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