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Improve the planning process and get stakeholders across the organization including executives, product, marketing, sales, and operations aligned on key strategic and product initiatives with this google sheet template.  Use this template to:

  • Rank strategic initiatives to improve performance

  • Assign clear ownership and gain better alignment

  • Increase accountability across teams and owners

  • Improve communication and shorten timelines

Leverage this blueprint to achieve better collaboration and alignment on messaging with this google doc template.  Use this template to:

  • Align on the problem your company solves, differentiators, value propositions, target audience, and core capabilities.

  • Develop initial messaging for your PR boilerplate and elevator pitch.

  • Track and analyze competitor messaging.

Gather critical product and executive input in this Solution Spec google doc.  Use this template to:

  • Think through product strategy and closely align execs with product leadership

  • Discuss roadmap timelines, phasing, and implications for better utilization of resources.

  • Articulate risks and dependencies to remove critical roadblocks

Product Point of View (POV)

Leverage this POV framework to think through and gain alignment on strategic product initiatives.  Use this template to:

  • Think about and articulate the fundamental challenges and opportunities of a particular product strategy.

  • Gain input from other stakeholders for better clarity and alignment.

  • Challenge assumptions on market opportunity, product roadmap, risks, and resources needed for success.

A special thank you to Chris Mann for sharing these templates with us. Listen to our podcast with Chris for more insights on how to use them.