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  1. You can be assured you will reach the highest levels in quantum leap strategies to embark on the most challenging journey
  2. It will definitely put you and your team in the ideal MINDSET for formulating a breakthrough strategy
  3. You will encounter very novel but tried formulation and forecasting methodologies, securing a real competitive edge


>>> IMPORTANT NOTE: This guide is included in the discount pack offered by Dr. Stephen Sweid with the title: - THE PENTACLE OF BREAKTHROUGH STRATEGY: DISCOUNT PACK -. This is a comprehensive pack for breakthrough strategy with 5 specialized guides produced by the same author on Flevy.

This road-map document condenses the top notch methodology that will produce a high caliber breakthrough strategy. It is focused on the strategy formulation process and not on implementation of strategy as such.

The document was carefully prepared to present in a comprehensive manner the key ingredients that impact the formulation phase to a high degree and that generate strategies way beyond expectations. It is equally applicable to corporate organizations but also to new SME start-ups. It is all about breakthrough and quantum leap change, and consultant is also presenting a variety of practical and powerful techniques, including very novel but tested approaches such as iterative convergence and dual team. The right mindset for strategic planning is quite elaborated in the document, as well as means of igniting innovation in the process, and generating great goals. Ample material helps in the preparation and getting started with the strategy formulation phase, including detailed steps. Who does what is also well covered with the aim of obtaining a breakthrough output.

The material is intended as instrumental but also inspirational, since breakthrough strategy formulation is not only about the IQ and analysis but indeed about the entrepreneurial spirit. This road-map can be used as a support manual in any strategic planning endeavor, or as a template introduction training in connection with strategic planning and innovation.

This road-map document was developed by Dr. Stephen M. Sweid, a business consultant, researcher and trainer with over 20 years consulting experience on the international scene: Europe, USA, Middle East and Far East, covering a wide spectrum of industries, including hi-tech. Consultant specializes in quantum leap strategy and innovation.

>>> This material can be also delivered as in-house training course or workshop by the same consultant / trainer.


What Is Breakthrough Strategy?
Breakthrough Strategy Has Different Attributes In Excess
Purpose Of Strategy
Ingredients Of Breakthrough Strategic Planning
What Is A Quantum Leap Change?
Why The Need For Quantum Leap Approach?
Strategic Planning Process For Breakthrough
Adequate Time Is Needed To Formulate
Basic Steps Of Breakthrough Strategic Planning
Basic Steps Of Breakthrough Strategy Formulation
Inspiring Definitions Of Strategy
Criteria Of An Effective Strategy
How To Prepare And Get Started For Breakthrough Strategy Formulation
The Right Mindset For Formulation Of A Breakthrough Strategy
A Detailed Process Steps Of Strategy Formulation For Breakthrough
Teams Required For Formulation Of Breakthrough Strategy
Dual Team Approach For Breakthrough Strategy Formulation
Role Of External Consultants In Breakthrough Strategy Formulation
Business Plan Preparation Phases
How To Set Main Strategic Goals Which Are Great?
Importance Of Regular Viability Testing At Each Stage Of The Formulation Process
Importance Of Regular Concept Development And Improvement During Strategy Formulation
Creativity Factor In Breakthrough Strategic Planning Process
How To Ignite Innovative Strategic Ideas
Balance Issues In Breakthrough Strategy Formulation
Technique Of Iterative Convergence For Breakthrough Strategy
How Iterative Convergence Works And Its Purpose?
Iterative Convergence Should Apply To Each One Of The Following Couples
Dr. Sweid?s Matrix Of Innovation For SMEs
Examples Of Wrong Assumptions In Strategic Planning
Examples Of Mistakes To Avoid In Strategy Formulation
Characteristics Of A Breakthrough Strategy Formulation
Success Criteria For A Quantum Leap Change
Key Factors To Evaluate In An SME Start-Up
Success Criteria For Small SME Startups
Where Can You Demonstrate Real Tangible Differentiation? Where Do You Stand Out?
Project Concept Has To Be WOW
Confidentiality Issues
Strategy Timeline: Why 3-5 Years?
Regular Revision Of Strategy
Maintaining Your Vision 3-5 Years Ahead
Relative Constants And Variables In Strategy
Forecasting In A Very Dynamic And Crowded Business Environment
People Involved In Formulating A Breakthrough Strategy
Diversity Of Roles And Functions In Formulating Breakthrough Strategy
Time Is Of Essence In Breakthrough Strategy Formulation
How Long Should Formulation Of Breakthrough Strategy Take?
Strategy Formulation Tools
Consultant?s Profile

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