Strategic Planning – Right now?!?!?! Are you crazy!?!?!
Yes, right now! Even though you and your management team have been fighting fires for months due to:
- Shifts in consumer demand
- Problems in the supply chain
- Concerns about employee safety
- Intense focus on changing government and regulatory requirements virtually day by day
But this is also an ideal time for “some” of the executive team to step back and consider how the learnings from 2020 are going to reshape the whole decade.
We would recommend that you consider bifurcating your planning talent so that some of the team are fighting the fires day-to-day and others are stepping back to consider the bigger picture.
Plan to coordinate communication between the two teams but don’t let the hard work of each team spillover to the other team.
In shifting times, there are opportunities…….