It's That Time...Time to Plan for 2020

Can you believe we’re already in the final quarter of 2019?

That means it’s time to start planning for 2020. And as the familiar saying goes, “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail” but you won’t because I’m here to help you plan!

Strategic planning is vital to Janice M. Haynes Consulting and it should be vital to your organization as well.

Strategic planning is defined as “A systematic process of envisioning a desired future, and translating this vision into broadly defined goals or objectives and a sequence of steps to achieve them.”

Without clear goals, strategies and tactics in place, team members may be moving in different directions trying to achieve what they believe to be in the best interests of the organization.

That’s just not productive.

Take the time to create a Strategic Plan.

Your Strategic Plan will be the tool that provides direction in meeting your mission and goals with maximum productivity. Having a Strategic Plan will also help allocate resources appropriately--that could be time, people or money.

At JMH Consulting, we review our Strategic Plan quarterly to see:

  • Where we are

  • If we're on track

  • Where we should make adjustments

We also revamp yearly by taking a look at what we accomplished in the current year and begin planning for the next.

You might ask, why do I need a strategy? Is it worth taking the time to establish goals and create the tactics to obtain them?

Having a Strategic Plan allows your organization to:

  • Create your direction and priorities. A strategic plan is a clear view of your organization's goals and the tactics needed to make your goals a reality. When there is no clearly defined strategy, you may find that you have no priorities or plan to obtain highest.

  • Get everyone on the same page, moving in the same direction.Your strategic plan allows each team member to have a clear understanding of their responsibility and role to achieve organizational goals and make the be