Unite key stakeholders to create a bold, defensible strategy plan through facilitated workshops

Strategy workshop series

We work with executives, owners, board members and stakeholders to facilitate strategy planning working sessions and workshops, driving towards best practice strategies that are bold, clear, defensible, outcome-oriented, rooted in the tried-and-tested strategy frameworks and methods of both mature businesses and of fast-paced, high-growth ventures.

A strategy workshop series covers the following areas:

  • Outcome definition (ownership-driven outcomes and/or mission-driven outcomes)
  • Research & diagnosis
  • Ideation of opportunities
  • Prioritization of opportunities
  • Vetting & approval
  • Communication & accountable execution

What Gaussian clients see

Our approach is fast and high impact, and our clients expect nothing less.

Cross-organizational buy-in to bold new Strategic Statement

100%+ increase in growth rate

1-6 weeks

Engagement phases

Our work is highly accountable. While we work closely with clients to determine collaboratively what the specific needs and deliverables are, typial engagements in the past has included the following:

Outcomes working sessions
  • Interviews with key stakeholders, shareholders, and/or board directors to define drivers of outcomes
  • Concrete definition of primary and secondary outcome(s) required by organization over the next multi-year time horizon
  • Vetting and approval of the outcome(s)
Strategy workshops
  • Research and diagnosis working sessions, including review of existing go-to-market, customer analysis, market research, competitor analysis, etc
  • Ideation of initiatives through 1-2 working sessions with stakeholders
  • Prioritization by impact and feasibility (with senior input)
  • Vetting and approval from stakeholders, shareholders, and/or board directors
Execution and experimentation
  • Resource assignment, based on conversations with leadership to establish priorities, risks, limits
  • Management of acquisition and project teams to design, run and measure individual initiatives and outcomes
case study snippet

Logistics Co

  • 1 week of strategy workshops with distribution company supplying large A&D/military primes
  • Triangulated aggressive but realistic 3-5 year outcome of $XXM in revenue, driven by owner/shareholder requirements (professional and personal)
  • Researched and ideated 70+ strategic opportunities
  • Prioritized small number of opportunities into 1 cohesive set, complete with a unifying Strategic Statement
  • Turned multi-year strategy into concrete "Year 1" KPIs and milestones
  • Met all milestones, 1 year in

Prioritized initiatives within the strategy
Build, solve, innovate

Let's talk.

Let's get to the bottom of your strategy and tech challenges around
Strategy workshop series
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