Strategy Acceleration

Forbes Article: Strategic Thinking, Business Acumen And Resilience To Change

Forbes just published an article I wrote that looks at how to accelerate your strategy using strategic thinking, business acumen and resilience to change Skills. According to McKinsey & Company, the cause of strategic change failure is a “lack of employee engagement, inadequate management support, poor or nonexistent cross-functional collaboration and a lack of accountability.” …

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Business Simulations for Strategy Acceleration

Using Business Simulations For Strategy Acceleration

There are a lot of changes happening in the corporate world. Globally, many senior leaders are getting ready or already have, retired. The rapid advancement of technology and the digital transformation of most organizations is also a massive change. How companies cope and adjust chiefly depends on their employees, namely, their leaders. But with most …

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Leadership Development Training Today – Where to Focus

Staying on top of the changes to business means staying on top of what skills are needed. This can be challenging for many companies. From the upper level of management retiring to the constant changes in technology, staying competitive is a full-time job. Getting people ready for leadership roles requires a lot of planning and …

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Strategic Acceleration: The Organization

Advantages of a Highly Cross-Functional Organization The way businesses operate is changing rapidly. They now require a lot of different skills they never needed before. With the advancement of digital transformation, competitors stronger than ever, the old methods no longer viable. Companies are now training people in ways they never did before. It’s vital people …

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Accelerating Your Strategy Out Of Business Silos

Although there is a steady emergence of technologies and other innovative business practices designed to unite and encourage collaboration, the threat of business silos is still genuine. Almost every organization has experienced both positive and negative effects of business silos. Organizational silos often occur when departments or units within your company form barriers to prevent …

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Business Simulations For Strategy Acceleration

How to Reduce the Negative Impact of Business Silos in Your Corporation Competitive marketplaces involve numerous corporations, each working around the clock to meet the needs of their clients. This pushes the management of each company to deliver results, and fast. They turn their attention to the workforce, urging their employees into overdrive. The outcome …

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Harnessing Business Silos to Increase Strategic Acceleration

Business silos are prevalent in the corporate world. They drive managers through the roof, wreak havoc in departments, and can even jeopardize a whole corporation’s operations. Silos have been around since the beginning of industrialization, and probably won’t be vanishing anytime soon. That’s because humans are social beings, and they instinctively form subgroups at all …

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Entrepreneur Article: You’ve Had the Annual Strategy Development Meeting. Now What?

By Bill Hall: Most executives know the drill. Fourth quarter rolls around, and it’s time for a strategic-planning session once again. This is a time-consuming process in which business leaders create exhaustive (and exhausting) slide decks outlining the strategy for the following year. The results are usually a couple of days of presentations, discussions and …

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