Tag Archives: strategy execution

A Disruptive Opportunity to Make a Difference . . .

I have decided to scale up an independent, global management consulting firm again. Let me explain why. Corporate culture is the business “buzzword” of this decade. It shows up regularly in business publications and news articles, gets blamed for company failures, and … Continue reading

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What’s all this ‘who eats who for breakfast’ stuff?

Breakfast jokes abound and I am often reminded often of the parable of the Pig and the Chicken: When it comes to a good bacon and egg breakfast, the chicken is involved but the pig is committed! Every journalist loves … Continue reading

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Is Your Corporate Culture a Poorly Dubbed Movie?

I enjoy watching films, I guess it’s the escapism into a new world, getting inside the lives of new characters, and being carried along by the storyline.  As Robert McKee, one of the gurus of screen writing likes to say, … Continue reading

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The T-Puzzle and Strategy Execution

Note:  I wrote this about 4 years ago but am again working with a client on strategy execution and it is a good reminder, for me as well as others.  Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes … Continue reading

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Patience and “Not-Patience”: Leadership Choices

My mother was a classy and wise woman and in many ways, thoroughly modern.  Not only was she a beauty queen in college, a high school music and English teacher, an accomplished pianist and organist, leader of the church choir, loved … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement or Strategy Engagement?

When we were kids, we used to play a silly word game called “Which would you rather?” Basically someone would ask you to choose between to gross or disgusting things.  For example: “Would you rather eat a worm or step … Continue reading

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The Hidden Dimension of Strategy Validation

(Note:  This blog was published for the first time several years ago, but it is still timely. Enjoy) The logic of validation allows us to move between the two limits of dogmatism and skepticism. ~Paul Ricoeur It is too often … Continue reading

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