D Planning – Strategy

The SOLAR Strategy

A five-stage strategy for problem solving

S
Set priorities
O
Objections: Find out if there are disagreements or
misunderstandings.
L
List the alternatives
A
Actions: Get commitment by when actions will be completed or
moved on to the next stage.
R
Relate the results to all concerned. Keep the communication
flowing, updating on progress, making sure that all team
members are fully in the picture.

Learn more about the SOLAR Strategy by reading the strategic activities in the workbook on page 128–165 and doing the exercises.