Why Breakthrough
Strategy Works

Devotees of Peter Drucker's The Five Most Important Questions will find practical examples and well researched and vivid examples of organizations that benefit from a 'mission accomplishment' approach to performance. Sheehan's new work will help each of us in the social sector to define and achieve Mission Impact and change lives.

— Susan Phillips Bari, President and CEO,
Leader to Leader Institute

Breakthrough Strategy is a practical perspective to strategy development that applies cutting-edge concepts—such as strategic intent and systems thinking—that are used primarily in the corporate world.

Developed over time by our Principal Partner Robert M. Sheehan, Jr., PhD, during his 30 years of leading, advising and studying nonprofit organizations and their ability to achieve their missions, our approach works with three key methods:

If your organization is committed to a breakthrough — to a dramatic improvement—in the impact you make for those you serve, then the Breakthrough Strategy approach is designed for you.