Set Tactics to Execute Strategy
Don’t leave the drawing board without some clear tactics.
It happens all the time. You take your team away from the routine for a few hours, brainstorm, and develop a brilliant new strategy. And when you all get back into the routine, the routine wins and strategy loses. Nothing changes.
The strategy was brilliant on the whiteboard, but never got to the real world. What happened?
Strategy is useless without tactics for execution. Don’t leave that whiteboard without developing key tactics.
For example, in How to Develop Your Business Strategy, posted here a few days ago, I used a bicycle store as an example.