Business planning – Planning for success

It is often said that, "Failing to plan is planning to fail." At Christie Griffith we focus on the planning process as much as the plan, for we believe that it is the planning process that is paramount to business success. Military tacticians are fond of quoting Von Moltke who remarked that no battle plan survived contact with the enemy, similarly no business plan will be unaffected by the unforeseen commercial realities that business managers must deal with every day.

The planning process is important, as without sound analysis, clear projections, and well-thought out contingencies, your business may become a hostage to fortune. In which case proactive management is replaced by reactive coping, and instead of following a well-thought-out plan, owners and managers are reduced to responding to unforeseen events, or trying to catch up on missed opportunities.

This is why we at Christie Griffith encourage our clients to schedule regular planning sessions. We can help you:

  • Formulate and implement long-term strategic goals
  • Set concrete operational objectives
  • Monitor performance and adjust plans accordingly

Call us today to discuss how we can help you put together a robust strategic plan that will keep your business on course.