"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading."—Lao Tzu There is a back-room mindset in times of change: “Change the people or change the people.” It … [Read more...] about What are the real costs of “muscling through” change? The evolution of Change Management. Post 1 of 3
"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." —Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) As … [Read more...] about Is Strategy Execution the “new black”?
The “70% failure rate” has been exploited enough already. It’s time to stop beating this dead horse and give it a decent burial. I get why it resonates with most of us. Strategy … [Read more...] about Time to kill the phantom 70% failure rate quoted on transformational strategy?
This is a blog about Strategy Execution and all of the disciplines that comprise it. It is about Leadership, Planning, Organizational Development, Change Management and Project … [Read more...] about About this blog
"A little learning is a dangerous thing. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring; There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again.” ― … [Read more...] about Summer reading anyone? What books are on your list?
There are three basic key players in strategy execution: the leader, the program manager and the change management lead. What if we partnered? It all starts at the beginning. … [Read more...] about The enlightened program manager—partnering with change management
Strategy and strategy execution are two sides of the same coin―they are different and related. Leaders need to excel at both to succeed. Where does one go to explore this … [Read more...] about Strategy and Strategy Execution Conferences 2013
“America is NOT the greatest country in the world anymore…We are 7th in literacy, 27th in math, 22nd in science, 49th in life expectancy, 178th in infant mortality, 3rd in median … [Read more...] about The fight of our lives: innovation leadership
I always laugh when I see the new Snickers commercials—I admit it, I sometimes even rewind them. They remind me that “You’re not yourself when you’re under the stress of … [Read more...] about “You’re a little loopy when you’re hungry.” Working at the limits of change capacity
“The whales sing, not because they have an answer. They sing because they have a song.” —Andrew Stevenson There is no substitute for getting away from it all. Displacement is a … [Read more...] about Leading strategy? Vicarious rejuvenation. Post 3 of 3