5 Reasons Strategic Plans Fail

5 Reasons Strategic Plans Fail

Every leader of every organization needs a plan – a vision for the future.  Every leader needs to know where the ship is headed and needs to drive toward that destination, day in and day out. The strategic plan is probably the most important tool that any leader has...
Who is your CSO?

Who is your CSO?

If you want to get from here to there, successfully, you need a CSO – a Chief Strategy Officer. When my friend, Mona Mitchell, and I wrote the book “7 Elements of Strategy Success” we studied the key elements that would not necessarily ensure strategy success but that...
Are You Thinking Effectively?

Are You Thinking Effectively?

Are you thinking efficiently or effectively?  This is a question I heard posed by my friend, Wissam Al-Hussaini, during his delivery of one of the three modules in a new program at Schulich called Beyond Project Management. His section was all about thinking...