Most organisations have developed internal processes and capabilities for executing strategy. HOWEVER, few of these are built for the transformational strategies that organizations … [Read more...] about Strategy execution methodologies series (Post 1)
Authenticity is not the attribute I seek most in a leader. … [Read more...] about Authenticity is an over-rated leadership attribute
Seems like many organizations are looking for the secret to effective strategic execution―the one thing that will fix the so-called 70% failure rate. The problem is (and we all … [Read more...] about “Change leadership” is not THE silver bullet. The Silver Bullet series.
We all have a “library” of resources we’ve read that have shaped our thinking and practice. These are my favorite books and the ones I reference regularly. My top few are in … [Read more...] about Library—Great resources on Strategy Execution as at May2022
Do some of the strategies that we work on matter more than others? This is not to discount the importance of any strategy that an enterprise chooses to invest in. However, as an … [Read more...] about Do some strategies require more of us than others? Changes That Matter
A question. Actually a conversation of questions and lots of listening. Why? Because it’s not what you know that will engage your people – it’s what they know. So, what do they … [Read more...] about Leaders: What is the single most powerful technique to build commitment (and defuse resistance) for your strategy?
Seeing as the real punch line is why, let’s get the answer on the table: teenagers. That’s right. Let’s face it – we were all teenagers once so we should be able to relate to … [Read more...] about Who are “the most fully, crucially adaptive human beings around”? And what does this finding mean for Change Management?
Most acknowledge that communication is a key Leadership competency, but most also then dismiss it. What would a truly exceptional strategic communicator sound like? How would this … [Read more...] about Leadership Communication: “Weak Conversations Weaken, and Strong Conversations Strengthen” Guest post Bill Braun
This is the second post exploring the role of leaders in transformational strategy execution. It is not the only risk, but it is the biggest risk. Being a great leader is NOT a … [Read more...] about Call to Leaders re strategies too important to fail – the biggest risk (Part 2 of 2)
Back in the day, there was a bit of a joke – not a “ha ha” but an “ahem” – how many tries does it take for an organization to implement a strategy? Today, most organizations get … [Read more...] about Call to Leaders re strategies too important to fail – the biggest risk (Part 1 of 2)