Tag Archives: strategy execution

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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Employee Engagement and Strategy Execution: A Real Example

It’s January in London. It’s cold, overcast and rainy almost every day. And besides that, at a latitude of 52 degrees North, darkness falls around 4pm, making it seem even colder. The perfect time of year for the boiler and central … Continue reading

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Living “Heuristically” and Strategy Execution

The unexamined life is not worth living. -Socrates The unlived life is not worth examining. -Sheldon Kopp After 60+ years of bumping through life I subscribe 100% to the latter quote.  If you haven’t embraced a life of stretching outside … Continue reading

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Risk and the World of the CEO . . .

Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.  ~ Warren Buffet I was having lunch the other day at one of my favourite business restaurants in London with a colleague. At one point the conversation turned to the “world of … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Start-Up . . .

If you chase two rabbits, you will lose both. Start-Ups are fascinating.  Those who found or join a start-up company find it exhilarating, inspiring, creative, fast-moving, hectic, exhausting and thrilling at the same time. There is always something exciting and … Continue reading

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The 3 Wishes of the CEO . . .

And the Genie said, “I will grant you three wishes, and you can’t wish for more wishes, so choose wisely!” Across the globe nearly everyone knows the story of the Genie and the three wishes. Each culture tends to have its … Continue reading

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