Operational planning may not be the sexiest part of corporate strategic planning, but it is the phase that really counts the most. Second to actually having a strategy, “operationalizing” it in the business is at the top of the hierarchy of importance. Given its importance, understanding how to do operational planning and actually making sure it gets done is well worth the time and effort. This article looks at operational planning in terms of 10 essential steps that businesses should follow to enact execution of their strategies. If followed, these steps will dramatically improve strategy execution in any organization. Click on the pic below to gain more insight.