“Where am I going to find time to accomplish all of this?”
Most likely you’ve said that before, or some variation of it. I’m guilty as charged as well. When I hear this during strategic planning, I know one of two things:
- We’ve got too much on our plate and need to re-evaluate the tasks from the strategic plan
- The CEO’s true role has outgrown the job description
It’s usually not No. 1, because I’m pretty cognizant of the plan and action items as we’re documenting the conversations. A good credit union strategic plan isn’t a long laundry list of to-dos.
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