Success in your career, life, or business will not happen by accident. It will take hard work, innovation, dedication, commitment, and a little bit of luck. It will also take discipline, determination, and a clear and concise plan of action.
At Northwest Coaching Group planning is our specialty. Our coaches have experience in planning with groups and individuals, for the short and long term. We use a strategic thinking method and a proprietary system we call Six Step Planning™
Strategic Planning vs. Business Planning
Not sure if you need a strategic plan or a business plan? Plain and simple, a strategic plan is s type of business plan. A strategic plan is most often used for managing the strategic direction of an existing business or organization. A business plan is used at inception or start-up of a new business to obtain funding or direction operations.
The main objective of a strategic plan is outline a course of action to grown or change a business. The main objective of a business plan is establishing the parameters of a new business including market, clients, pricing, organization structure, and budget.
A strategic plan is a great way to communicate the direction of an organization to staff and stakeholders.