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Innovate and Accelerate: Mastering Strategic Alignment in Startups

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Don’t let your startup lose momentum and focus! Join us to learn about mastering strategic alignment to fuel growth and more.

Innovate and Accelerate: Mastering Strategic Alignment in Startups is a dynamic clinic designed to transform the way startups approach their strategic goals. This session is crucial for startup founders, team leaders, and entrepreneurs who are navigating the challenging waters of business growth and development. In this immersive clinic, we’ll dive deep into the nuances of strategic alignment, uncovering the vital link between clear strategy and accelerated business success.

As we explore the key aspects of strategic alignment, you’ll gain insights into how to synchronize your team’s efforts with your startup’s core objectives, ensuring that every action propels your venture forward. This clinic is not just about avoiding the pitfalls of misalignment; it’s a roadmap to harnessing the full potential of your team’s talents and resources. By attending, you will:

  • Understand the impact of strategic misalignment on startup momentum and how to avoid common traps.
  • Learn practical methods for aligning team efforts with overarching business goals, enhancing overall productivity.
  • Discover how to foster a culture of innovation within your team, making your startup adaptable and agile in a competitive market.
  • Gain insights into effectively communicating and implementing your strategic vision across all levels of your organization.
  • Walk away with actionable strategies to maintain focus on your mission, even amidst the fast-paced, often chaotic startup environment.

This clinic is more than just a learning opportunity; it’s a chance to recalibrate your startup’s trajectory towards greater success and sustainability. Whether you’re at the helm of a new venture or part of a growing startup, the insights and strategies shared in this session will be invaluable in your journey.

About the Speaker

Michael Ashley, AKA Mash, is a professor of business at San José State University, where his expertise spans Operations Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship, and Go-to-Market Strategy. As the Launch Director for the SpartUp Incubator at SJSU, Mash has played a pivotal role in incubating over 30 startup teams, significantly impacting the entrepreneurial landscape. His real-world experience as an entrepreneur and advisor, marked by four successful exits, lends practical insights into his teaching and mentorship. At the forefront of innovation in strategic alignment, Mash is the founder of Foclarity, where he is developing strategic alignment software designed to enhance the efficiency of small teams. His research in the field of business strategy, coupled with a rich educational background in business and technology, position him as a thought leader in strategic alignment and entrepreneurship. Mash’s approach to business is characterized by a blend of academic rigor and real-world pragmatism, making him a sought-after speaker and expert in the startup community. Connect with Mash on www.linkedin.com/in/mashley

Foclarity is transforming how startups navigate their strategic journey. As a strategic alignment platform, Foclarity is dedicated to helping small teams and startups reach their full potential. It bridges the gap between high-level strategies and small-team goals, ensuring that every effort within your startup aligns precisely with your top-level objectives. Designed to bring focus and clarity to your team, Foclarity boosts alignment and efficiency. Whether refining your go-to-market strategy or aligning operations with your long-term vision, Foclarity is focus and clarity—amplified.

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