Unless you are one of the lucky ones who is enjoying an COVID induced “Immediate Growth Curve,” a “Quick Pivot” Planning Session is in order right now. (I would argue that even if you are experiencing an “Immediate Growth Curve” you should do a Quick Pivot Planning Session because it is creating a fair amount of complexity, i.e., I just received an email from zoom this morning replying to a service request from back in April) .
Every thing is new, everything is uncertain, nothing is normal. We’re living in a COVID induced world of VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) that isn’t going away. You have resolved the safety issues of staying in business. You have most likely shored up your cash flow practices. It’s time to return to growth. That’s going to take a planning session. That is if you want to respond rather than react.
What should a “Quick Pivot” planning session involve. A SWOT, An agility assessment, a reset of the foundations of your business (your cores) and plan to find “adjacent” customers, build “adjacent” offerings, and create new relationship and build existing ones.
It should be pointing towards the end of the year, what’s going to happen in the next 6 months and what exactly are your going to do to get there.
It’s a short term execution plan based on short term strategic thinking. Certainly you can DIY. But do you have time? Do you need to lead it or be part of it? When’s it going to happen? Who should be involved?
Consider a COVID “Quick Pivot” Planning Package. You assemble the team and the time, I’ll work you through a proven process that delivers results Covid appropriate fees, Facilitated remotely.
I recommend watching these two You Tube videos to help you understand the dyamics involved.