PLANNING IN VOLATILE & OPPORTUNISTIC TIMES

PIVOT 2020 Toolkit

COVID-19 is an extreme disrupter. There will be profound uncertainty for an extended period before the world recovers and commerce recalibrates to the new tomorrow.

Right now the focus is all about keeping your people safe, and securing the essential business needs to make it through COVID-19.

No one knows the right strategy in the near-term, given our profound uncertainty. However, you can assess your situation, systematically develop assumptions, and pre-position for different scenarios to prepare you and your team to pivot to the right plan at the right time.

PIVOT 2020

Invest in your comeback

Be prepared to transform your business to meet new dynamics and emergent patterns. Position your strategy and culture now to be ready when the market again turns positive.

STEP 1
Stay Afloat

Focus on basics. Stay liquid. Hold onto your team. Keep connected with customers, suppliers, and partners.

STEP 2
Assess, Anticipate, Plan

Crisis creates change, which fosters new opportunities. Learn in and position today to win despite the uncertainty.

STEP 3
Prepare Your Pivot

With disciplined agility, iterate and pivot as the new reality emerges, accelerating tomorrow's success.

STAY AFLOAT

Keep the core intact

For many right now, this is the #1 priority. You have to have enough liquidity and hold onto your team. We know experts to talk with and helpful resources to access. Ask us and we'll share how we can help.

ASSESS, ANTICIPATE, & PLAN

Use PIVOT 2020

For many, their business landscape is shifting, creating a lot of uncertainty about what's coming and what to do next.  

Reduce your uncertainty and plot your course using our  PIVOT tools to quickly:

  • Assess changes in markets, suppliers, and your business

  • Scenario plan to anticipate different outcomes given multiple uncertainties

  • Formulate plans, depending on how things turn out

  • Determine leading indicators and triggers to guide you about when, where, and how to pivot

PREPARE TO PIVOT

Win Your Comeback

With the new normal will come new opportunities. We want companies to get a move on through the fog - both as it gets thicker and as it begins to rise.  

 

Combining an agile planning discipline with leading indicators & emerging trends, you'll be able to implement a series of pivots to the plan that's best for your emerging "new normal."
 

As this crisis subsides, you'll then be in a great position to review, re-plan, and accelerate your winning the new tomorrow.

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We're here to help

We're all in this together - and we will come back together.

 If you think our (free) PIVOT 2020 Tools could accelerate your firm's positioning for the new tomorrow, great!  Let's have a quick conversation, make sure there's a fit, and get you on your way.  

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