We’re all familiar with the adage “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry,” and nothing could be truer of strategic planning. In fact, strategic plans, like New Year’s resolutions, often don’t go anywhere at all. 

Always well-intentioned, they begin with energy and commitment, culminating in a large glossy report or fancy PowerPoint deck. But all too frequently, after an initial flurry of activity, they succumb to daily fire drills and urgent requests, left to languish on a real or virtual shelf.

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