Flight 401 and Strategy Execution

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Sometimes lessons in business strategy and execution come from unanticipated sources. CEOs may learn a lot from industries other than their own. Lessons in strategy are often fatal for companies, especially when key indicators are ignored or missed. Although you may … Continued

FEAR Impedes Strategy Execution

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Years ago, I was offered the definition of the word FEAR by a friend and it resonated in my personal life.  As time went on, that definition of FEAR also became something I saw as a strategic commentary. Take a … Continued

Business Strategy: Execution, Execution, Execution

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  We’ve noted this before, but some sobering statistics from the Harvard Business Review bear repeating:   85% of management teams spend less than one hour a month on strategy issues. 90% of well-formulated strategies fail due to poor execution.

Why Does Strategic Planning Fail to Work?

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Every business, whether it manufactures tires or provides tax-consulting services, has to maintain control of three essential resources – people, processes and finances. Business leaders should have a vision of how these resources will help shape the company’s future; in … Continued

The Problem with Strategy Consultants

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This is the way traditional strategy consulting works:   You hire an individual consultant (or a team of consultants) to help improve your organization’s top-line (or bottom-line), or perhaps to focus on a strategic initiative that will hopefully help the … Continued

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