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How to Practice . . .

As a kid, I used to think practice was, well . . . practice.  I played the clarinet in our high school orchestra (first clarinet mind you!) and in between homework, football practice, baseball practice and swimming, I would eek … Continue reading

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Strategy Execution: Clearing the Confusion on Metrics and KPI’s

The following ideas are taken from my recent book, FASTBREAK: The CEO’s Guide to Strategy Execution, now available on Amazon.co.uk. (Sorry, not yet available on Amazon.com, but coming). “What’s measured improves” ~ Peter Drucker Objectives are by definition high level, qualitative … Continue reading

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More Performance Platforms

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.  ~Yogi Berra As you probably know from my previous blogs, my daughter plays the violin and with learning any instrument or perfecting any skill comes practice. … Continue reading

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An ecosystems approach to business . . .

Destroying rainforests for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.   ~E. O. Wilson Between 1970-1973 I was fortunate enough to be a graduate student in biology at Harvard University.  It was during this time … Continue reading

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