Watch a recorded video of the latest Strategy Huddle and then signup to attend the next huddle! The purpose of the huddle is to answer real world questions, handle high-level strategy issues, and share best practices on strategy, execution and planning. The topics of focus were:
Strategy Stat: Motivating People Beyond Money
Question: What is strategy? - How do we know that we have a “strategic plan”? How do we know that we are being strategic?
Question: Keeping Momentum After your Retreat - We always have a great off-site in December only to come back in January in fire fighting mode. How do we keep momentum and turn the plan into action?
Question to participants: What is one action implemented to keep momentum after your retreat?
Practices shared by participants:
i. Publicize the results for all to see. Helps hold everyone accountable for delivering on the objectives. You want to make sure all relevant stakeholders are aware of vision, goals, objectives and actions.
ii. Post and periodically update dashboards or scorecards on annual goals and progress.
iii. Incorporate meeting relevant objectives part of senior management’s performance plans.
iv. Send thank you notes with “three” bullet points of focus and one personal celebration from retreat. PLUS send an email invitation to see if anyone wants to add more.
v. I see the purpose of the retreat is to impact the depth of the relationships.
Question: How do you cascade goals/objectives? - I know goal cascading is part of driving accountability from strategy to daily action. What are the tips to doing it correctly?