Leadership Tools Archives - MPOWR
May 16, 2022

Stuck in the Same Old? Get Real Change with the Kotter Model

If you need your organization to make a major change, the Kotter Model’s 8-step guide is the resource to use.
April 27, 2022

Top 5 Challenges at Higher Ed Institutions That Strategic Planning Solves

From advancements in technology to new teaching techniques, academic institutions have a lot to keep up with in order to produce well-prepared and top-performing students.
April 15, 2022

A Leader’s Modern Guide to SWOT Analysis 

If your company needs strategic direction, SWOT analysis might be the place to start.
December 8, 2021

What is an OKR and Why Are They Important?

What are OKRs and why is there buzz around them? Read on to find out how setting OKRs can help align your organization to your mission and set measurements that tell you how successful your organization is in achieving that mission.
November 28, 2021

Visioning: The Art of Creating a Solid Vision Statement

What is visioning and how does it contribute to your organization? Read our guide on visioning and how it revitalizes your vision statement.
November 22, 2021

5 Things Benjamin Franklin Taught Us About Effective and Strategic Change Management

Your organization needs to change in order to succeed. What did Benjamin Franklin teach us about effective change management and how can you prepare? Read more.
October 13, 2021

Connecting with Stakeholders: Defining Your Mission, Purpose Statement, Vision, and Values

Stakeholders, more now than ever, want to support a brand that they understand and respect. Here is our quick guide to help you determine the difference of mission statement, purpose statement, vision statement, and value statements to help you align and deliver strategy.
August 16, 2021

Gap Analysis: Where Do I Start?

Your one-stop-shop for how to complete a gap analysis. Help drive your organization towards successfully seeing its vision happen.
July 6, 2021

Strategy Plan Management vs. Project Management: The Difference and Why It Matters

As experts in the field, it’s our job to make sure you not only understand the difference between strategy plan management and project management, but also recognize their correlation and how they directly impact the health of your company.
December 14, 2020

VRIO Framework:  What it is and How to Use it Effectively

What is VRIO Framework and how can you use it effectively for strategy execution? Find out how to use VRIO Framework to drive results in your organization!
November 10, 2020

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

Leader or Lunatic?

We have all seen individuals standing on street corners holding up signs warning people about something or trying to “recruit” people to a cause...
November 10, 2020

Is Your Business Strategy Inoculated?

Unless you’ve just been rescued after being marooned for months on a deserted island, you’ve probably been paying close attention to what’s going...
November 10, 2020

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

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

Software Platforms for Strategy Planning Consultants

Use tools that help your clients achieve success and get you repeat business
November 9, 2020

Technology for Nonprofits is More Accessible than Ever Before

Technology is no longer an optional accessory for running a business, even for nonprofits. From websites to email to financial systems, technology...
November 9, 2020

Lessons From Our CEO: Managing Growth Through Strategy Execution

People often ask me how SupplyCore Inc., MPOWR®’s parent company, has achieved such remarkable growth. When I think back to our early days in the...
November 9, 2020

Strategy 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

As a businesswoman and a strategist, people have asked me, “What have you read that...
November 9, 2020

Getting Sh*t Done!

It’s funny… so much of our business, public and personal lives are based on following processes...
November 9, 2020

Why Active Listening is a Powerful Strategy Tool

I had a conversation today with a good friend of mine who, from an ideological point of view, is VERY different from me. I find that when I talk...
October 20, 2020

Is it Time to Refresh Your Strategy?

Does this sound familiar – You and your management team went away for a week to plan your company’s long-term strategy.
October 20, 2020

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.