Sideways thinking. It’s when you plan for the things that happen outside of the plan. This is for when things get disrupted, maybe from a crisis, or even just an unknown variable. It can also be for unexpected good: a surge in growth, an acquisition that came through, or even an expedited next phase of the strategy.
Whatever the case, it’s good to have a “sideways” plan. Take stock of what you have in place and what would need to happen to manage the disruption — or maximize the good.
All it takes is asking a few poignant questions. And we just happen to have them for you right here.
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