Try an Unconventional Approach to Create Bolder Business Strategies
Our organizational alignment research found that strategic clarity accounts for 31% of the difference between high and low performing organizations in terms of revenue growth, profitability, customer loyalty, leadership effectiveness, and employee engagement. Is your business strategy up to the challenges that you and your leadership team face?
Because of the high stakes involved, leaders are often understandably reluctant to create bolder business strategies to drive growth, reduce costs, or fend off competitive pressures. But sometimes high stakes strategy retreat facilitation is necessary.
The key is to have a growth mindset and to open your thinking to innovative ways of framing the key business assumptions and challenges. It’s a matter of stretching your mind’s habits to consider new and unanticipated possibilities.
3 Ways to Broaden Solution Possibilities
Don’t be afraid to “buck the system.” If you want to create bolder strategies, you need to be bolder in your quest to solve business problems. You need to open the door to dynamic prospects.
Here are three field-tested suggestions for ways to move from the well-trod pattern of standard, traditional thinking to one that can offer new, and perhaps better, solutions to solve more complex and more urgent problems.
The Bottom Line
Growth requires changes. Change requires new ways of thinking. Are you making sure that you do not overlook potential bold ideas that could help your enterprise grow in ways you never imagined?
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