Developing the Next Generation of Leadership: Attracting & Retaining Difference Makers

Developing the Next Generation of Leadership: Attracting & Retaining Difference Makers

In early 2019, CNBC conducted a survey of CEO’s that defined the top three challenges facing organizations as:: Attracting & Retaining Top Talent Creating New Business Models to Address Disruptive Technologies Developing Next-Generation Leadership Specific...
The Importance of Alignment in Growth Strategy: Every Stakeholder Matters

The Importance of Alignment in Growth Strategy: Every Stakeholder Matters

As a growth strategist and operations advisor, one of the most common roadblocks to Alignment that I observe relates to the lack of communication and information sharing across an organization.  Far too many entities fall into the trap of limiting forward-seeking...
Roadblocks to Strategic Alignment in Partnerships: Four Difficult Questions Business Owners Must Ask

Roadblocks to Strategic Alignment in Partnerships: Four Difficult Questions Business Owners Must Ask

For all of the posts, presentations and lectures I share that highlight the “Four Steps of Effective Strategic Planning”, the truth is, some organizations have a (much) more difficult time solidifying their growth path than others do. One of the most frequent requests...
Strategic Planning in the Turf Wars of Growth: The Peril of “C-Suite Repeat”

Strategic Planning in the Turf Wars of Growth: The Peril of “C-Suite Repeat”

HOW INTERSECTING LINES OF AUTHORITY & DECISION MAKING CAN UNDERMINE AN ORGANIZATION’S STRATEGIC PLAN & GROWTH “C-Suite Repeat” is a term I coined this past year to describe an emerging phenomenon I was observing stemming from overlapping and repetitive lines...
The Importance of Alignment in Growth Strategy: Every Stakeholder Matters

Step 2- Strategic Alignment: Collaboration Advances Mission

Successful strategic plans include methodologies for engaging all stakeholders into the implementation of the mission and growth goals. Successful strategies permeate the entire organization. Strategic development and implementation are made possible through people....