Just Because You Can’t See the Holes Doesn’t Mean They Aren’t There

I have a colleague who tells the story of working with a local organization to help with the execution of ...
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Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Peter Drucker is famous for his line “Culture eats strategy for breakfast”.  I have a good friend, business associate and ...
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6 Reasons That Strategic Plans Fail

I was working with a medium-sized organization recently that finally admitted what many others out there already know, strategic planning ...
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Strategy Execution Culture. You need to be agile.

Developing a Strategy Execution Culture involves a lot of moving parts.  One of which is aglity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIft_BOI23A ...
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You Will Find Your Next CSO in the PMO

Too many letters!  How about… you will find your next Chief Strategy Officer in the Project Management Office. You see, ...
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Every Strategic Plan needs a Communication Plan

A few years ago, I came across an organization that was having a real morale issue within the ranks.   It ...
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Things Good Leaders Do – Align Tactical Activity to the Strategic Game Plan

My friend Roy Osing wrote a great article that was published in The Globe and Mail on June 3, 2016 ...
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4 Reasons I Should Care About My Organization’s Strategic Plan

Strategic planning used to be the domain of our senior leaders and board of directors.   As I said in my ...
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5 Reasons Strategic Plans Fail

Every organization needs a plan. Every leader needs a plan - a vision for the future.  Every leader needs to ...
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Look for the Big Picture

Welcome to my Weekly 1 Minute Video Series. This series of video posting is designed to stimulate ideas, thought and ...
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Do you Have a Vision for Your Future?

Welcome to my Weekly 1 Minute Video Series. This series of video posting is designed to stimulate ideas, thought and ...
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Strategy Execution – Does Your Organization’s Culture Support It?

Last week I started my series on Strategy Execution in support of my workshop this Thursday at the CPA Ontario ...
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The Key to Strategic Planning is Execution Planning

  “(Strategy) execution is the great unaddressed issue in the business world today. Its absence is the single biggest obstacle to ...
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You Need a Plan B

Welcome to my new Weekly 1 Minute Video Series. This series of video posting is designed to stimulate ideas, thought ...
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Your Professional Strategic Plan

Welcome to my new Weekly 1 Minute Video Series. This series of video posting is designed to stimulate ideas, thought ...
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Strategy Development – Facilitation

Great tips on facilitating a strategic planning meeting.  Strategy Development - Facilitation ...
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Have You Started Your Personal Strategic Plan?

I encourage you to send this post to others who might benefit. The 'share' buttons are at the bottom. As ...
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The Golden Keys to Strategy Facilitation

This article focuses on strategy planning in a large corporate environment. But if you read it, instead, as an article ...
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Are You Prepared to Change the Plan – Move to Plan B?

Plan B is not the ultimate goal. Plan A is. But life does not always work out like we hoped ...
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Everyone Should Have a ‘Vision’

I used to tell myself that I need a plan. Without a plan how can you achieve your goals? But ...
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