Goals Based Planning

By Alan Lowe on September 30, 2011

As companies grow, they often evolve into a Goals Based planning model. This model focuses on the major Opportunities and Challenges facing a company or organization. The Planning team begins by defining or

The Foundations of Basic Strategic Planning

By Alan Lowe on August 8, 2011

Last time we talked about the types of models a company could use to conduct a Strategic Planning session. Today, let’s take a quick look at the Basic Strategic Planning model. Conceptually, there

How to do “Real” Strategic Planning

By Alan Lowe on July 27, 2011

[Editor’s note: This week, we are pleased to introduce guest contributor Alan Lowe to share his thoughts about strategic planning. Alan is CEO and President of The Lowe Group. He helps Business Owners