The fourth in a six part series on building capacity.
Previous articles explored the concepts of capacity as the ability of an organization to perform and the importance of creating a culture where high-performance teams deliver mission and impact to all stakeholders. With these in place, all is operating well. But can success be sustained as the future is navigated? This requires thinking and acting strategically. For many, strategic planning is a discrete annual activity. Perhaps there is a strategic planning retreat spent reflecting on the past while trying to anticipate the future. Elegant words are written up and then tucked away into nice binders with logos across the front. The job is done. But is it?