Create the plan, then put it into action
Start with a clearly defined route to reach the destination. This requires defining action steps and laying each step down in a logical sequence. Then identify clear accountabilities. Milestones and metrics should be in place before starting the journey.
Why do companies fail to achieve their full growth potential?
Failure to plan properly
Many businesses fail to reach their destination because:
They act before clearly defining their route
They create a map of their route but don’t execute it.
A successful growth map contains these four elements:
Lack of navigation
Once the plan is put into action, many companies are unsuccessful in reaching the desired DESTINATION because of failure to navigate throughout the execution of the plan.
Critical factors for successfully navigating a plan, include:
Accountability – individuals must be held accountable for actions on a timely basis
Monitoring – Measurement must be in place to determine progress and anticipate obstacles
Proactive Adjustments – Course corrections must be made to address obstacles, assure success and accelerate progress.