Nonprofit Strategic Planning Mini-Series | Creating Priorities

In this insightful episode, Brooke continues her series on building a robust strategic plan, focusing on the crucial role of strategic priorities. She delves into the “why,” “what,” and “how” of formulating strategic priorities that can effectively steer your nonprofit’s planning process. This episode is a must-listen for any solopreneur or nonprofit leader looking to understand the significance of setting strategic priorities and how to tailor them to fit their organization’s unique mission. Join Brooke as she offers expert guidance, ensuring your strategic priorities are not just well-defined but are also instrumental in driving your organization’s success.

What Listeners Will Learn:

  1. The importance of establishing strategic priorities in the planning process.
  2. Key characteristics that define strategic priorities.
  3. Practical steps to identify and set strategic priorities tailored to your organization.

Key Takeaways:

  • Strategic priorities serve as a compass for decision-making and resource allocation.
  • Priorities must align with the organization’s core mission and vision.
  • Effective strategic priorities are specific, measurable, and achievable.
  • Continuous evaluation and adjustment of priorities are essential for staying relevant.
  • Involving team members in the priority-setting process fosters buy-in and commitment.

Step-by-Step Process:

  1. Understand the ‘Why’: Recognize the role of strategic priorities in guiding your organization.
  2. Define the ‘What’: Determine the elements that make priorities truly strategic.
  3. Implement the ‘How’: Learn methods to identify and establish priorities specific to your nonprofit.

Resources Mentioned:

  • Webinar on Strategic Planning: Learn more about the intricacies of strategic planning.
  • Strategic Planning Toolkit: A comprehensive guide for developing and executing a strategic plan.

Connect With Brooke:

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