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What steps are you taking to find the right level of pressure, stress and risk that enables you to play to win and positively respond to questions
A #1 goal on its own may not guarantee strategic success, but it can act as a critical enabler for growth.
When I develop strategies with divisional and departmental teams, one of the most common mistakes teams make is to discount radical options too early. Believing that the potential solution will be unacceptable to their bosses, and won’t fit in with the corporate...
It’s clear that we are entering an economic downturn that, on top of post-pandemic supply chain issues, is creating serious business challenges.
Which of these 8 golden rules for strategy development could help your organisation develop, embed and deliver a better strategy for your organisation?
Here are five behaviours that higher-growth businesses pursue that are far harder to spot in their lower-growth rivals
How confident are you that you would comprehensively pass a vote of no confidence from your team?
How are you helping your team to have the confidence to be consistent when there is pressure to deliver short-term results?
Hitmakers’ willingness to experiment, learn and adapt before becoming successful created the capabilities required to sustain their success.
Culture change isn’t a programme, it’s the essence of leadership. What change and improvement in culture is your leadership delivering?
Most people set off on their careers expecting to follow the Success Curve, seamlessly moving from success to even bigger success before reaching ‘the top’
I’ve been working with a UK retailer on its innovation strategy and have been thinking about some of the great inventions and innovations that are overlooked and taken for granted.
What ‘leadership handicap’ rating would you give yourself and what specific leadership tasks do you need to work on first?
Managers often worry that their teams are resistant to change. As a result, they believe that their plans to improve performance and productivity will fall flat.
Whether you run an internal team or are directly responsible for customer service delivery, there are three points you can leverage to increase the breaking point of your operations
What are the skills and capabilities that you want to improve and develop? And what steps are you taking to make that happen?
Where do you need to selectively prune and cut areas of your business, so that it can grow better, faster and more profitably?
What is your approach to team development? And how do you make sure that your teams can succeed and thrive in tough times?
It’s far more important to demonstrate the positive values of leadership. If you can do that, you will have succeeded
Strategy involves making choices and in each of those choices, there is some pain. Wanting it all – big gain, no pain – is not a great strategic move.
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