Tag Archives: Strategic Intent

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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Appreciation and Strategy . . .

The words appreciation and strategy aren’t often found together.  Appreciation normally implies friendships and people doing nice things to one another.  Strategy, on the other hand, is often seen as hard-nosed business warfare.  The two words seem to come from … Continue reading

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The T-puzzle and Strategy Execution

Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal.  -Vince Lombardi I live in the UK and one of the many traditions at Christmas dinner is the Christmas “cracker”.  Essentially this is a short tube filled … Continue reading

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Competitive Advantage . . .

The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.   ~Roy L. Smith Recently I spent a week with the senior leadership team of a manufacturing and technology solutions … Continue reading

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Strategy is a contact sport . . .

However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.  ~Winston Churchill One of the better business books I’ve read in a long time (forget the parables and fables so popular today) is Good Strategy/Bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt. … Continue reading

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Strategic Intent and Strategic Imperative . . .

In working with a client on aligning their current strategic plan so that it could be effectively delivered (as you know most strategies fail due to poor execution), I discovered a considerable amount of confusion and lack of clarity around … Continue reading

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