The 3 Drivers Of Strategic Success

All the CEOs I meet are clear that their top priority is to deliver their strategic vision and achieve their performance goals. And yet the evidence shows that successfully delivering a vision is the exception rather than the norm. I have worked with dozens of...

The Simplicity Test

Complexity is the enemy of pace. As a result, it is a critical leadership task to simplify the organization wherever and whenever possible. Simplicity drives speed, which, in turn, drives results, and removing unnecessary complexity can be the catalyst for new growth....

Delivery Is The Day Job

Over 60% of transformation efforts fail to achieve their goals. This depressing statistic represents a tragic waste of money, but even more importantly, it represents a waste of human time, effort and imagination. A key issue is that corporate transformation efforts...

6 Steps To Brilliant Strategy Execution

High-level strategy is as useful to most workers in an organization as a high-flying airliner is to people in a bus queue. The bus passengers may briefly look up and notice the plane and its vapor trail,. But, even if it is travelling in the same direction, it cannot...

7 Secrets Of Successful Strategy Off-Sites

How do you feel when you are invited to a one or two-day strategy off-site? Are you excited by the anticipation of getting involved in resolving critical issues, or do you immediately check your calendar to find the perfect excuse not to attend? Most leaders, whether...