The beginning of a new year typically involves new ambitions and, in order to achieve better results, it is assumed that it is imperative to change for the better.
When we think about change, we think about
For you to better understand this, we now present the five key steps to implementing a proper planning process:
1. Define True North
It begins by clarifying what you want to achieve and what you effectively want to reach - define the vision. True North should be seen as the driver for defining the strategy to follow.
2. Define goals
From a True North perception, goals should be SMART - Simple, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-based.
3. Sort and
For each goal set, a set of actions should be included which allow the achievement of success. Once the activities to be developed are identified, it is necessary to select the ones that should remain in the plan. For this, the actions must be distributed by cost and benefit in a matrix in order to
4. Deploy small sprints
After an effective sort and
5. Always keep on track
It is crucial that the planning is constructed with the use of visual management, ensuring it is placed in a visible location. In fact, you will only be active in correcting deviations in a timely manner if you frequently follow the plan, which itself must be dynamic and allow room for changes. It is a fact that there is a set of tasks that we trigger daily without any real contribution to the reach of True North that we previously defined. The structured application of these five steps allows us to mitigate a considerable number of non-fundamental actions. Waste elimination and value enhancement are the key concepts of the KAIZEN™ methodology inherent in a successful process!
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