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Successful Nonprofits Podcast

Feb 1, 2018

As a consultant, I get a lot of questions about strategic planning:

  • What is a strategic plan?
  • Do we need a strategic plan?
  • How does an organization actually write a strategic plan?
  • How long will it take? If we start now can we have a strategic plan next week (next month, next year)?
  • If we want a consultant to manage the process, how do we find the money to hire that person. And what does this consultant actually do?
  • What components should be in a strategic plan
  • How can I overcome objections to strategic planning

Last month, I answered these questions at a presentation at The Commerce Club in Atlanta. I felt it would be worthwhile to turn this into a series of blog posts. These posts might anger some nonprofit consultants because the isn’t always “go ask a consultant”