strategy

At ViRTUS our Wildly Courageous Decision (WCD) is to become the Apple of the consulting world.  I've been asked numerous times to go into more detail about the process of defining a WCD. First off, the Wildly Courageous Decision is actually a blend of two different...

The most effective framework for strategic planning for a small to medium sized entrepreneurial company that I've come across is laid out in the book, The Rockefeller Habits, by Verne Harnish. If you've been looking to find a straightforward way to engage your team in a...

About six years ago we introduce the One-Page Focus Plan to the ViRTUS Community.  The OPFP is designed to help CEOs, entrepreneurs, and executives plan out the next twelve of their business and personal lives on one page. O, The Oprah Magazine, has recently published an...

The CEO of one of the companies we work with asked me this question over email yesterday: "Should a short term economic condition (or is it) affect strategic direction?"  I decided to share my answer since I know this question is on the minds of many...