Month: February 2014

SWOT’s Done, Now What?

SWOT’s Done, Now What? 6 follow-up strategies to keep the dust of your SWOT Analysis and get actionable results After all the congratulatory “jobs well-done” are said and the pats on the back are handed out for completing the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) Analysis, be sure you put into motion your next steps.… Read more »

16 SWOT Analysis Conversation Starters

16 SWOT Analysis Conversation Starters Stimulate thinking and participation in your SWOT Analysis discussion So you’ve determined that a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) Analysis is a good idea.  You’ve set a date, you’ve invited the participants.  This may be the first one you’ve done.  So how do you get started? Get participants thinking… Read more »

Re-Think Your SWOT Analysis –OR–SWOT Your SWOT Analysis

Re-Think Your SWOT Analysis –OR–SWOT Your SWOT Analysis Re-thinking the WHOs, WHENs and HOWs of doing a successful SWOT Analysis Part of any successful analysis is to clear away any bias or pre-conceived notions you may have.  The same is true when performing a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis. Here are answers to… Read more »

SWOT This, New Year, New Review

SWOT This, New Year, New Review Compelling reasons to take a second look at this important business planning tool SWOT.  I know, I know. Many business leaders have heard of performing a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats analysis.  And I bring it up again.  Oftentimes we do it because someone suggested it—or even commanded it. … Read more »