“Strategy is a commodity, execution is an art.”
Allocating resources to execute your economic development strategy is always hard. The future is always uncertain and the list of “priorities” always outweighs the resources you have to address them all. Whether you are budgeting now for 2018, or you are approaching the mid-point of your fiscal year and are considering some halftime adjustments, here are some questions to ask:
There are hundreds more, and there is no time like the present to force yourself and your leadership to consider tough questions about budgeting and execution of your plan.