Strategic Planning Quotes

Whither are we bound?

Strategic Planning is a process by which we can envision the future and develop the necessary procedures and operations to influence and achieve that future. ~~ Clark Crouch

No organization’s future is predetermined. That future is influenced by a great many constraints, some of which…policies, procedures, economics, competition, laws, regulations, and public opinion…may be mediated, modified, or eliminated by direct and active involvement. ~~ Clark Crouch

The result of planning should be effective, efficient, and economical…that is, suitable for the intended purpose, capable of producing the desired results, and involving the least investment of resources. ~~ Clark Crouch

If it ain’t broke, break it, then fix it. Otherwise you may be destined to address tomorrow’s problems with yesterday’s solutions. ~~ Clark Crouch

If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll probably wind up no where! ~~ Clark Crouch

Leadership is getting the right people to do the right thing for the right reason in the right way at the right time at the right use of resources. ~~ Clark Crouch

The proper and ethical task of a strategic planning consultant is to build client independence, not dependence on the consultant! ~~ Clark Crouch

To be an effective facilitator, you need to enable others to lead the group in the direction they need to go. ~~ Clark Crouch