Navigating the Journey
How might we make plan for long term success?
While we are tempted to focus on the finite game of short-term wins and solutions, truly sustaining an organization requires us to set the conditions for the long game. How do you plan from opportunity? How do you push beyond obvious symptoms? We can assist your team in understanding your desired impact, where you are headed, and how you are positioned through various lenses – 360 journey mapping, brand identity, researching the future, strategic planning, and/or developing an operating system.
- Evaluate existing strategies and receive recommendations about next strategic steps
- Conduct a market research study and receive recommendations about next strategic steps
- Receive R&D (Research & Development) Reports
- Conduct 360 Journey Maps of students, parents, and/or staff experience
- Cultivate leadership and board capability
- Conduct a SWOT analysis
- Create a signals committee, studying sparks of innovation impacting sector
- Create experience – retreat, book study – to fuel ideas
- Integrate executive coaching for ongoing feedback in optimizing strategy
- Identify spatial strategies and renovate facility spaces
- Create experiences to spark transformative ideas
- Design a new organizational foresight and strategic plan
- Develop a operating system focused on 5-7 year targets, 2-3 year pictures, 1 year priorities, 90 day batches)
- Design a new Brand portfolio (drivers, promises, attributes)
- Reframe and adopt new organizational structure
- Cultivate leadership capability in transforming strategy
- Develop plan to implement and integrate new strategy through onboarding, digital and print collateral, clarity of language, ongoing training
- Integrate spatial strategies through new facility construction
- Redefine mission statement and identify
- Create new market segments to differentiate product in market, scaling demand
- Develop a 2nd operating system, strategic network next to the existing hierarchy
- Cultivate leadership capability in disrupting strategy
What Can You Optimize, Transform, or Disrupt?
Strategic Plan, Enrollment Growth, Marketing and Communication, Culture Book, Brand Identity, Reach & Assets
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How might we plan for the future?
Learning from the future as it emerges, we can either conduct the research for you or assist you in conducting a comprehensive study, scanning for impactful signals, innovations, and disruptions in education, business, science, technology, the economy, and the environment. We will help you identify questions to explore, people to see, and places to go and ultimately, make recommendations for you to consider.
How might we position ourselves as a brand?
What is your brand identity? What is your brand story? Appraising the marketplace, we can equip you to develop a compelling visual design strategy reflecting purpose and vision, to create a succinct content map of curated stories, and to design a sophisticated digital marketing strategy in order to amplify your message with internal and external audiences, bringing brand to life, increasing understanding, and activating engagement.
How might be strategic with our planning?
You will be able to envision a clearer future by looking back to look forward; gaining a greater insight into the external drivers, signals, and trends affecting your industry sector and organization; assessing the internal cultural and organizational climate; and ultimately designing a definitive roadmap moving forward.
HOW CAN WE HELP?
Want more information on designing strategy? Let us know where you are on your journey. Transformation needs a guide. We can help.