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The Perfect Marriage of Strategy and Action


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ActionStrategy helps tribes, state/local governments and small businesses create a strategic plan, align stakeholders and track/measure results with a SaaS-based online tool. The result is an …

ActionStrategy helps tribes, state/local governments and small businesses create a strategic plan, align stakeholders and track/measure results with a SaaS-based online tool. The result is an organization devoid of Fake Work, one in which everyone understands and embraces the strategy for amazing results.

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  • 1. ActionStrategy Overview ™ Charles Dayton President/CEO Rob Storey Marketing DirectorActionStrategy ™
  • 2. www.actionstrategy.netWhy Spend Time on a Strategic Plan?• Orient organization direction to internal and external changes• Focus – establish clear strategic priorities (growth, innovation, process improvement)• Align – people and processes with strategic direction• Execute – establish path to accomplish key priorities• Review – mechanism to review progressActionStrategy ™
  • 3. www.actionstrategy.netBarriers to Strategy Execution Financial Strategic Results Capabilities Customer Loyalty Product Development Capabilities Barriers Learning and Growth Operational EffectivenessActionStrategy ™
  • 4. www.actionstrategy.netBarriers to Strategy Execution • No compelling vision of change • Vague goals and strategy or too many goals • React to crisis rather than focus on the priorities • No system for tracking goal and project implementation • Unclear roles for employees / lack of accountability • Poor collaboration between departments • Individuals fail to take responsibility • Don’t ‘Confront Reality’ - discourages openness - Wharton School of Business, McKinsey QuarterlyActionStrategy ™
  • 5. Focus. Align. Execute. Review. ActionStrategy provides assessments, strategic planning, culture alignment and software tools for state/local/tribal governments and small businesses. We provide a proven methodology for creating a compelling strategic plan, creating alignment among all stakeholders and connecting the plan through a SaaS-based online tracking system for superior results.ActionStrategy ™
  • 6. www.actionstrategy.netHow it Works Think and Lead Strategically · Accurately assess the realities your organization faces · Improve collaboration with staff and key partners · Resolve conflict using traditional and modern methods · Conduct assessments of the community and key stakeholders Strategic Focus - Getting Everyone on the Same Page · Translate your mission and vision into clear, SMART goals · Get everyone on the Same Page · Establish clear, focused strategic priorities for the short and long terms Align People and Processes · Evaluate organizational structure to optimize performance · Align people and processes to implement strategic priorities · Clarify roles to improve accountability and collaboration Improve Strategy Execution · Utilize meeting management best practices to improve accountability · Implement strategies using time and project management techniques and toolsActionStrategy ™
  • 7. www.actionstrategy.netStrategic Areas of Focus • Financial Objectives • Customer Loyalty Objectives • Product Development Objectives • Learning and Growth Objectives • Operational Effectiveness ObjectivesActionStrategy ™
  • 8. Why the Status Quo does NOT work In-house facilitators – too close to the problem Professional planners – only one element of the problem Consultants without experience – don’t understand your business No mapping of strategy and execution – no tools to execute and measure Off the shelf tools are not the right size – either too complex or too simple No track record of results – just theory and “feel good” wordsActionStrategy ™
  • 9. www.actionstrategy.netWhy Execution Trumps EverythingNine times out of ten, organizations without an easy-to-use softwareproject and collaboration tool to keep the strategy connected to thedaily tasks, change nothing. Nada. Zip.The power of strategy is it’s ability to align people and focus activitiesfor financial improvement, enhanced customer service and just anoverwhelming good feeling that each individual’s work matters.Don’t be a slave to the system.ActionStrategy ™
  • 10. 1. Key Feature 1 2. Key Feature 2 3. Key Feature 3 4. Key Feature 4 5. Key Feature 5 http://demo.actionstrategy.netActionStrategy ™
  • 11. We accomplished 5 times as much in 1/5th the time as other planning efforts. Housing Board Member, Ponca TribeActionStrategy ™
  • 12. I came away with a clear vision of how to address our goals and objectives, the ability to clearly convey these to other employees and the confidence to put the plan into action and not just another exercise in self evaluation. Sandie Emile Executive Director, Logan Utah Chamber of CommerceActionStrategy ™
  • 13. "This was the most focused and results- oriented strategic planning session I have ever attended." – UAPCS Board MemberActionStrategy ™
  • 14. www.actionstrategy.netNext Steps • Participate in a webinar for program details • Schedule and participate in an online demo • Create proposal with pricing and available dates to meet your needs and budget • Schedule dates and materials deliveryActionStrategy ™
  • 15. Charles Dayton 307 220 8542 Rob Storey 801 691 0695 office 801 830 1747 mobileActionStrategy ™