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Culture as a Strategy

In my line of work I have the opportunity to see a lot of different companies and situations. What strikes me is how some succeed despite the odds against them while others struggle even in the best of times.  What … Continue reading

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4 Pitfalls to Avoid When Planning

One of my favorite authors and management gurus, Peter Drucker, once said “The only things that evolve by themselves in an organization are disorder, friction and malperformance.” Businesses left to natural devolution will move from order to disorder, from performing … Continue reading

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Unleashing the Power of “Impossible” Goals

Michelangelo said “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our goal is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” Such is the case with many strategic planning processes. … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement May be the Answer

At this time of year, most companies embark on their annual strategic plan/business planning sessions. The Leadership Team convenes off-site for a two day retreat to get away from the day-to-day business detail to focus on the “Big Picture”.  Literally … Continue reading

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Strategy Execution – Why Doesn’t It Work?

 The decision has been made to work on strategic transformation and with much fanfare, meetings, and group lunches a document is developed. Unfortunately, it sits on everyone’s desk and by this time next year, the results are dismal. A majority … Continue reading

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