Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning

What would your organization look if it were pursuing a bolder vision? Giant Leap provides high-quality, tailored strategic planning services that have been used in corporate, non-profit, and even academic research settings. Our process gets everyone aligned around clear goals and expectations so they can advance the overall mission. By engaging stakeholders, clarifying goals, setting objectives and measures, and identifying mission-critical actions, we get you to your goals faster.

Our Strategic planning Services Include:

Stakeholder Research and Engagement – By involving as many stakeholders as feasible, we ensure a high degree of buy-in to the plan. We engage stakeholders through interviews, surveys, and focus groups. Then we summarize the findings so you can make sense of the data, and put it to good use!

Executive Engagement – Having the top-team aligned around the organization’s strategic priorities is key to the success of the plan. To keep everyone informed and aligned, we meet with the top-team multiple times throughout the planning process.

Visioning & Future-Casting – Leadership is fundamentally about creating a better future. Our visioning and future-casting sessions help organizations decide on the compelling future that want to create and pursue.

Strategic Planning Offsite – To be most effective, a strategic planning offsite meeting has to be well-choreographed and facilitated. Giant Leap works closely with our client partners to create a tight agenda. Then we facilitate your offsite in a way that everyone has a voice, but no one person over-dominates. Our meetings stay on track and produce real outcomes!

Strategic Plan Drafting – After all of the input has been gathered, it’s time to draft the plan. We summarize the stakeholder input and meeting output so you can have a solid first-draft of your strategic plan. Often this includes a broad plan and an executive summary.

Momentum Meetings – What’s the use of a strategic plan if it collects dust on a shelf? We conduct quarterly Momentum Meetings so you can ensure that the plan is being executed. Because executing on the plan is the whole point, right?

Serving Clients Such As:

Harvard University
City of Asheville, NC
Plote Construction

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Our proven strategic planning process will bring each member of your team into clear alignment with your purpose, direction,and desired impact. However you define success, we’ll teach you exactly how to marshal your resources to achieve your courageous vision for a future that is worthy of your collective efforts and ambitions.

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In my career it was one of the most inclusive processes I’ve been part of, and you can see this in the result: a clear vision of what we need to do to work towards expansion of our services in the long term, while continuing to provide critical services in the short term.

~ Beth Maczka, CEO of the Ashville YWCA

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