Tag Archives: strategy execution

Management may have the clocks, but we’ve got the time!

“If it weren’t for the last-minute, a lot of things wouldn’t get done.” – Michael S. Traylor There’s an old saying in business: “Time is money”, which obviously refers to the need for greater productivity and output in a shorter … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame Performance and the Leadership Factor

The key issue isn’t having a strategy, it’s getting it implemented!  ~Jack Welch One of the most difficult areas of business is not developing strategy, but actually delivering on strategic objectives. Every business has a strategy (some developed with expensive consulting … Continue reading

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Culture Change: It’s All About Asking the Right Questions

The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge. ~Thomas Berger In my advisory work I frequently find myself sitting alone with a CEO or business founder listening to them talk about their management team and their … Continue reading

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Growth: It starts out great, but then . . .

An organisation, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it.  ~Dee Hock When organisations or businesses get started there is always the buzz of excitement.  Everything is new and exciting.  Opportunity … Continue reading

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Internal Auditors, Corporate Culture and Risk . . .

This past week I had the pleasure of addressing the World Strategy Summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  The conference title was “Strategists for a Better Tomorrow” and I shared the stage with Gary Hamel, Tom Peters and Rene … Continue reading

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World Strategy Summit: Abu Dhabi, UAE

This coming week, Nov. 17-19, 2015 I will be participating in the World Strategy Summit in Abu Dhabi, UAE. I will be a keynote speaker alongside Tom Peters, Gary Hamel and Rene Mauborgne. Tom Peters co-authored one of the top … Continue reading

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Digitise or Rethink?

One of the recent trends in modern corporations concerned with efficiency, carbon footprints and sustainability is replacing the traditional printed board pack (the large number of pages a Board member is required to read and review prior to an upcoming board … Continue reading

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