𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐜 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐬 𝐚 𝐥𝐨𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐚𝐬𝐭. 𝐖𝐡𝐲 𝐛𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫?
𝐃𝐨 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐝𝐨 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐜 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭
🔹 is truly worth the time and effort?
🔹 helps you to walk towards your purpose, achieve your goals or if needed, adapt your goals continuously as you go?
🔹 has a long-term focus on plausible futures and allows for short term sensing and probing to adapt to a BANI world?
🔹 allows for serendipity and new powerful ideas?
🔹 creates participation and ownership by including relevant stakeholders?
🔹 and therefore makes putting into action easier?
“𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐜 𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐭𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠” 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐋𝐢𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐩 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐨-𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐚 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐠𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬:
💠 embracing the complexity you face and breaking it down in iterative planning steps
💠 includes all your relevant stakeholders
💠 generates true participation and ownership in the generation and putting into practice of the strategy
💠 links your purpose to practice and to specific next steps
💠 allows for iteration, adaptation, sense making and probing which we need in a BANI world
𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐬𝐢𝐱 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐋𝐢𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐰𝐞𝐫 𝐬𝐢𝐱 𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬:
1️⃣ Purpose: What is the fundamental justification & deepest need for our work?
2️⃣ Context: What is happening around us that demands creative change?
3️⃣ Challenge: What are the paradoxes we must face in order to make progress?
4️⃣ Baseline: Where are we starting, honestly?
5️⃣ Ambition: Given our purpose, what seems possible now?
6️⃣ Action and Evaluation: How are we acting our way toward the future, evaluating what is possible as we go?
(This core set of strategic knotworking questions are cited from McCandless/Schartau)
𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐜 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠? Let’s discuss this here.
Resources and how to try it out soon
👉🏻 Want to test it? Join our session on “strategic knotworking” with the co-founder Keith McCandless on May 26, 2023 in our international LS user group LS go online: https://lnkd.in/eZ9iMtEj
👉🏻 Would you like to read some more? Liberating Strategy by Keith McCandless and Johannes Schartau: https://lnkd.in/eDf7k2ch
👉🏻 Happy to talk to you in more depth on how to use this in your organization.
🤝🏻 Want to work with me? Write me an email: info[a]nicole-helmerich.com or a LinkedIn DM.