Interview With Patrick Daly: Formulating and Implementing Business Strategy

July 4th, 2020
Hosted by Patrick Daly

In this podcast conversation with Patrick Daly of Alba Consulting, Stuart discusses the importance of effective business strategy, why many executives are uncomfortable doing strategy and spend most of their time immersed in tactics and how Brexit will impact strategy development for UK and Irish businesses. 

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First and Fast: Outpace Your Competitors, Lead Your Markets and Accelerate Growth with Stuart Cross

May 20, 2016
Hosted by Chris Cooper

For the past 30 years, business leaders have been exhorted to move faster and adopt a “ready, fire, aim” approach to the growth of their business. As the level of change and turbulence increases in all markets, all organizations must adapt—quickly!—or risk decline and decay. But what are the real behaviors, processes, and techniques that are critical to lead your organization at pace without creating confusion, frustration, and unnecessary risk? My guest Stuart Cross is a consultant, coach, speaker and author who helps world class companies dramatically accelerate profit growth. Since its launch in 2006 his firm, Morgan Cross Consulting, has attracted clients including Avon Cosmetics, Alliance Boots, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Aimia Inc. Join us for a show where Stuart will share powerful strategies and pragmatic tools from his late book ‘First and Fast…’ to enable you to increase the pace of your business and accelerate growth year after year.


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Rapid Fire Strategy

How to accelerate the development and delivery of a compelling and robust strategy for your business, including how to:

  • Determine a motivating and guiding #1 goal;
  • Clarify your sources of competitive advantage;
  • Identify where and how you can best make money and drive new growth;
  • Turn your long list of potential initiatives into a handful of key strategic objectives and priorities;
  • Gain the alignment and commitment of your teams and colleagues; and
  • Turn your growth ideas into action within days rather than months


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Profit PDQ

How to raise profits quickly without jeopardising growth and your longer-term performance.


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Relentless Growth

How to raise the bar, overcome the perils of success and engage your organisation to deliver more than you ever thought possible.


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Interview with Libby Wager

I have had the pleasure of being interviewed about my book, The CEO’s Strategy Handbook, by leadership expert, Libby Wagner. Just click on the player to hear us discuss how business leaders can make strategy practical


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