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Annual Planning:

6 steps to Create a Winning Annual Plan for 2020-2021 - Best Practices from working with top CEOs Table of Contents:Before Session:Appoint a Skilled Annual Planning FacilitatorPrep Work: Getting Ready for Your Annual Planning SessionDuring Session:Step 1: Review Prep...

How to Facilitate A Strategic Planning Session in 2020 (Even Virtual)

Great strategic meetings don’t happen by accident. They happen because someone is committed to THINKING through the purpose and outcome, PLANNING all of the details in advance, and DOING the hard work of running the meeting. This is the role of an excellent annual...

Covid-19: Go-Forward Planning & Questions to Consider

“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” – Mike Tyson Before March 2020, world markets were in full swing and unemployment was at an all-time low. Fast forward to Mid-March 2020. In the blink of an eye Covid-19 was upon us. Chief U.S. economist at...

Scaling Up Covid-19 Summit Notes

You can view the brief speaker notes from the Scaling Up "Re-N-Vent" Summit here.You can view brief speaker notes from the Scaling Up "Leading The Recovery" Summit here.To come.

12 Steps for Topgrading Interviews: The Key to Hiring Well

The recruiting and hiring process is time-consuming and expensive. So, at the end of it, you want to do everything you can to be sure you have an A-Player ready to join your team. Organizations from all industries and in all sizes use the Topgrading corporate hiring...

Can You Break Through?

Can you believe there are predictable evolutions and revolutions as any organisation grows? As an organization scales up, there is added complexity with the addition of more employees, product lines, locations, customers and more. In order to grow successfully and...

BHAG — Why The Most Successful Companies Set Ambitious, Long-Term Goals & Why Yours Should Too

“Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in 10 years.” — Bill Gates It might seem counterintuitive — especially in the current fast-paced, boom-or-bust world of business — to set really long-term goals. But if you want...

Can You Break Through?

Can you believe there are predictable evolutions and revolutions as any organisation grows? As an organization scales up, there is added complexity with the addition of more employees, product lines, locations, customers and more. In order to grow successfully and...