Strategic Planning Process:
Our process is unique and more effective than others because of our intense focus on the organization’s ability to implement the solutions that are developed in the strategic offsite. We are experts at implementation, follow-through and accountability for progress.
Our 3-Step Process:
1. Interviews & AssessmentsWe interview the program sponsor in advance so that clear objectives can be established and prioritized. In many cases, we also find it helpful to interview managers; we assess their leadership impact and the track record of their teams to consistently meet plan. Inherent in our process is the focused discipline to limit the scope of strategic initiatives so that teams have the space to focus on executing on those things that matter most.
2. Facilitated Strategic Planning OffsiteWe drive teams to make the tough decisions about limited resources (time, money, people, bandwidth) so that they can execute on a narrow set of imperatives. That means by definition, some appealing opportunities will be set-aside in favor of more strategic investments. We are experts at facilitating those spirited debates. We get the group to agree on a crisp set of corporate priorities, along with accountabilities, timelines and investment criteria for budgets. Once the strategic imperatives are established, we may stay involved to guide the team toward the development and finer-points of implementation.
3. Execution and Accountability ToolsOur proprietary Compass tool ensures that teams avoid drifting from the strategic priorities that they established in our facilitated planning sessions. The team will record their individual progress against execution milestones while identifying areas or issues of concern that could interrupt progress, timelines and results. Compass is the ideal complement to a Strategic Plan because it keeps everyone focused on the organization’s key priorities while tracking progress and identifying roadblocks and early warning risks.
ExecuBridge is a CEO Advisory, Executive Coaching and Executive Facilitation firm that is committed to improving the performance of leaders, their executive teams and the results of the organizations they lead.
Our unique approach results in clarity of focus, alignment of team objectives and accountability for execution. Our clients experience rapid improvements in executive effectiveness, leadership impact, team performance and business results.
Our work behind the scenes has quietly guided hundreds of senior executives toward crisp decisions, improved business results and rapid career advancement; many of these leaders are now widely recognized as the top executives in their industry.
Our CEO, John D. Callos:
Mr. Callos advises Boards, CEOs and their executive teams on leadership impact, executive effectiveness and execution. His work involves confidential CEO and Board advisory services, executive coaching, executive team offsites, keynote speeches and performance assessments of leaders and their teams.
Mr. Callos writes extensively about leadership issues, he has addressed thousands of executives in his speeches on coaching and accountability and has personally advised hundreds of the nation's top CEOs, business executives and Board members.
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