Activate Strategy: Review

We live in an imperfect world, as you may have observed. Whilst we think we can fully control our environment; control is ultimately an illusion. Things change, so we must adapt and be agile, and not lock ourselves into strategies without considering their progress.

All strategic milestones...

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Activate Strategy: Milestones

There are three phases to Strategic Mapping, Appraise, Align and Activate. Let’s talk about activate. This is where the rubber hits the road, by taking action. The talking’s over it’s time to do something. Unfortunately, I’ve seen so many well-meaning strategy sessions...

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Appraise Strategy: Opportunity

When we're talking about the need to appraise from a strategic perspective, one of the most important components is understanding opportunity. What are the opportunities, are they good are they not so good?

I love this quote from Thomas Edison, “Opportunity is missed by most people...

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Growth Drivers: Scalability

In the last two videos we talked about Productivity and Clarity, two of our drivers of growth. Our third driver is Scalability; the ability to grow fast. You can have clarity of direction and a productive workplace, but if you are constrained in other ways, if you don't understand your pressure...

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Growth Drivers: Productivity

Today I wanted to continue our series on growth drivers. In the last video I spoke about the importance of Clarity. The other two are Productivity and Scalability.

Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize [winner] in economics, once wrote: "Productivity is not everything, but in the long run, it is almost...

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Growth Drivers: Clarity

If you want growth on scale, and who doesn't, then you only need three things. Clarity, Productivity and Scalability. The starting point for this transformation is Clarity.

Robin Sharma said that "Clarity precedes success." There's a lot of insight in that simple sentence. Without Clarity there...

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