June 2, 2021
What is change management?

Effective and Strategic Change Management

Learn how to effectively manage change as a leader. Change happens and you either adapt or you don’t.  And there are consequences for either outcome.  Sometimes people are aware that they will face consequences and other times they think by just pretending change isn’t happening, they can make it go away. 
November 10, 2020
Go from SWAT to OSotu!

Go from Strategic Planning with SWOT to Osotu!

You’re preparing to hold strategic planning sessions as the head of your organization’s leadership team and you open up the first part of the...
November 10, 2020
WFH and remote work strategy game

The Strategy Game While Sheltering In Place

With no commute, other than upstairs to our shared office, no errands to run, no meetings after work, and an earlier than normal dinner, my...
November 10, 2020
WFH strategy Dos and Donts

WFH Personal Strategy Dos and Don’ts

So the world seems a bit crazy right now, right?
November 10, 2020
WFH strategy dos and donts

WFH Organizational Strategy Dos & Don’ts

So now your whole team is at home and so are you.
November 10, 2020
Now is the time to work on strategy

Scenario-Based Planning – Now is Exactly the Time to Work on Strategy

Your state is opening at the end of this month…no, the end of next month.
November 10, 2020
MPOWR Envision customer Event Collective Pivots their strategy

Start-Up Event Collective Pivots and Wins with MPOWR Envision [watch video!]

Event Collective, now officially known as MSB Hospitality, is a start-up in Austin, Texas. They began as a company that provided a one-stop-shop...
November 10, 2020
Get your plan out of quarantine

Get Your Plan Out of Quarantine

You’re seeing it everywhere… messages appealing to people’s sense of wanting to shift to getting back to it – ‘it’ being safely engaging in our world.
November 10, 2020
Use the right technology to grow ROI

Software Platforms for Strategy Planning Consultants

Use tools that help your clients achieve success and get you repeat business
November 9, 2020
MPOWR Envision customer meets goals with strategy execution software

MPOWR Envision® Helps Clinkenbeard Hit Their Goals

“How can my company successfully execute strategy?” That’s what Clinkenbeard asked when they onboarded MPOWR Envision® for help achieving their...
November 9, 2020
Don't be scared of strategy execution

Don’t Be Scared of Strategic Plan Execution!

Make it happen by doing two simple things…
November 9, 2020
Culture and strategy execution

Culture and Strategic Plan Execution – A Match Made in Heaven or Hell?

Heaven or Hell… Where would you rather be? Well, it depends, you say, on whether hell is a place where people go who have broken the rules but had...
November 9, 2020
Make strategy execution happen

Strategic Execution – Four Things You’ll Want to Master

Strategic planning is supposed to be the process by which organizations look into the future and craft a vision; a plan for how they will...
November 9, 2020
strategist recommended reading for the new year

Strategist Recommended Reading for The New Year

As a businesswoman and a strategist, people have asked me, “What have you read that...
November 9, 2020
Get Sh*t done with strategy execution

Getting Sh*t Done!

It’s funny… so much of our business, public and personal lives are based on following processes...
November 9, 2020
How to keep remote teams aligned?

How to Keep Remote Teams Aligned

So we find ourselves in an unusual position facing a pandemic that has entire continents on home lock-down. It’s a strange situation to be in as...
November 9, 2020
Create a culture of strategy execution

Achieving a Culture of Strategic Execution

It is either as ‘low’ as 60% or as high as 90%. Whatever the real percentage is, urban business legend tells us that anywhere in this range lies...
November 9, 2020
How to get your board members aligned with a strategic plan

HELP! My Board Doesn’t DO Strategy, Now What?

As a strategic planner, I have worked with many non-profit boards over the course of my career. Some are really good at strategic, out-of-the-box...
November 9, 2020
What is Strategic Improvisation? Read more to find out!

Strategic Improvisation – See Execution Happen Using The Seven C’s

Strategic improvisation! What’s that?! I’ve heard of strategic planning. I’ve heard of business planning.
October 20, 2020
Is Strategic Planning Outdated

In a Flexible, Fast World, Is Strategic Planning Process Outdated?

It is said that strategic planning is ‘old school,’ that the very nature of committing to a plan for the long term doesn’t allow organizations to be responsive, flexible or agile enough to move with today’s current marketplace.
October 20, 2020
How to prioritize strategic objectives

How To Prioritize Your Strategic Objectives

Planning, Executing, Measuring, Being Agile…the list can be lengthy for all of the things you think about when doing strategic planning.
October 20, 2020
The golden rule of goal setting

The Golden Rule of Goal-Setting

Strategic goal-setting is integral to the growth of any business.
October 20, 2020
Three planning goals in three months

Three Planning Goals In Three Months

Jump starting your strategy can be a challenge. Things change and shift.
October 20, 2020
Strategic Planning Horror Stories

Horror Stories: Monster Tales from a Not-For-Profit Strategic Planner

What could be worse than doing all the right things prior to, and in preparation for an amazing strategic planning session only to have the ambiance gods rain on your parade?