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Anyone who has worked on a business plan (or a strategic plan) is familiar with the famous SWOT. This time-tested building block of strategy is often misunderstood and maligned, particularly in smaller businesses.
A strategy is, by definition, a plan of action designed to achieve a major goal or goals. This means that good Strategic Planning results in a specific, time-bound plan for what you (and your organization) will do proactively in the next 3/6/9/12 months (and beyond) to deliver on your mission and vision, achieve important goals, etc.