strategy Tag

Joel Shapiro emailed me a link to an article that Malcolm Gladwell has written in this week's New Yorker magazine, that takes the story of David versus Goliath and connects it to modern examples of how to change the game in your favour. Here are two...

It's during turbulent times, whether it be the current global economic situation or in times of industry or organization crisis, that CEOs have a tremendous opportunity to pull the people in their organization together towards a common goal.  As Francois De La Rochefoucauld said, "there...

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...

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Shane Gibson of Knowledge Brokers International last week on subject of Leading in Turbulent Times.  Click here to go to his blog where you can listen to the podcast or click here to hear the podcast in...

If you're anything like me then you have a stack of magazines, books, articles, emails, and video in your "to read" pile.  So I was quite thankful to receive this link from Tana Heminsley  for the McKinsey Quarterly listing of the top ten articles for 2008...

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...