Strategic Planning Research indicates that over 80% of strategic plans fail. Organisations spend millions on consultants and strategic planning retreats, and fancy strategic planning documents are produced, only to get forgotten soon afterwards and ending up collecting dust if filing cabinets. Strategic planning is about understanding where the organisation is now, where does it want
Establish a clear purpose and prepare properly for the meeting. Understand the needs and interests of participants. Consult with the influencers/powerbrokers and lobby if required. Prepare meeting agenda and communicate long in advance. Arrive ten minutes before the meeting. Establish meeting ground rules and enforce professional etiquette. Insist on participants raising their hands before speaking.
How to Deliver a Powerful Talk Speak from your heart instead of reading your speech. Keep eye contact with your audience - do not talk to your notes, slides, or whiteboard. Talk loud enough that people at the back can hear you. Be sincere and authentic. Be energetic, enthusiastic, relaxed, and smile. Be gracious to