Category Archives for "SWOT"

14 Top Tips for a SWOT Analysis that Works

Strategy , SWOT , Top Tips

A good SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats/Trends) identifies factors that impact your Strategic Business Objective, tactic, project, or product. Use these tips to make sure your SWOT is BETTER THAN GOOD! If you already consider yourself experienced with conducting SWOT Analysis, check tips 8, 10, 11, 12, and 13 for tips that may be […]

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How to Create a SWOT Analysis

Career , Strategy , SWOT

A SWOT analysis can help you discover the best direction to move, strengths you can take advantage of, and weaknesses you need to avoid or shore up. Making a SWOT analysis worthwhile takes brainstorming, discussion, arguing, prioritizing, and finally, executing an action plan. It should break new ground and create new insights into developing a […]

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Analyzing Business Strategy and Projects with SWOT Analysis

Project Management , Strategy , SWOT

The following lists are meant to get you started thinking about topics in each of the four quadrants. You may want to limit each quadrant to the most impactful five issues. So, although it’s easy to come up with many topics, you will want to choose the ones that are most critical to your objective. […]

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How to Create a SWOT Action Plan

Career , Strategy , SWOT , Time Management and Personal Productivity

SWOT Analysis should drive actions and decisions. They should not be an academic or discussion exercise. Use a SWOT Action Plan to identify the actions the SWOT Analysis will drive. The SWOT Action Plan is a matrix that identifies where the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats can be leveraged and employed across each other. At […]

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Where SWOT Analysis Go Wrong

Career , Strategy , SWOT

One best practice tool that’s almost always used (or should be used) before making a change in organizations, projects, or even personal life and career is a SWOT analysis. SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. If you’ve done a SWOT analysis before don’t stop reading here. Most SWOTs can be done better. A […]

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Excel’s Four Quadrant – Matrix Model Chart : Don’t Make a Decision without It!

Charts , Dashboards , Decision Making , Excel , Strategy , SWOT , Time Management , Time Management and Personal Productivity

The Four Quadrant or Matrix Model is one the most valuable and widely used tools for decision making. This article has short descriptions of a few famous Four Quadrant – Matrix Model charts. The related article shows you how to create the two most used types using Excel charts. You can’t be a successful consultant […]

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