Posts made in April, 2013

Strategic thought for today: Announce objectives a…

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013

Strategic thought for today: Announce objectives and try harder is not a strategy. What is YOUR...

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How can a strategy driven by 20 – 30 items on SWOT…

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013

How can a strategy driven by 20 – 30 items on SWOT lists be focused?...

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Does your strategy have too many priorities? Here’…

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013

Does your strategy have too many priorities? Here’s what to do about it....

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Is your strategy right for the challenge you face?

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013

A mismatch between your strategy and the key challenge you face can spell trouble Henry Mintzberg once defined strategy as a pattern of action in response to something . . . However, many strategies lack a clear definition of that “something” . . . the challenge to which they’re responding.  We believe this often results in setting too many priorities. Why?  Read on. Why too many priorities? We recognized 20 years ago that many of our clients’ strategies included too many priorities.  How could a situation analysis with 20 to 30 strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats be focused? So...

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