Should you tear up your new plan? No, lead strategy implementation.

You put so much effort into your beautiful new strategic direction.  It is well crafted; you were able to effectively engage multiple stakeholder groups in the process; great issues were raised....


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Are You Patient Enough To Lead Your Strategy Implementation?

Were you impatient as a child?  Give me, Give Me, GIVE ME!  As a child we are all pretty impatient. But we grew up and we mellowed and learned (to varying degrees) patience.  So why are managers....


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4 Elements at the Core of Your Business Model

You understand your business model right?  Of course you do.  Today the phrase “Business Model” is over used and has a variety of meanings so, although you understand your business model, I bet....


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3 Indications your Strategic Planning is NOT strategic

Recently I was talking with a client about the new company she was working in and her concern that the strategic planning process at her new company was not strategic enough. I concurred with her....


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Bright Shining Objects are Distractors in Business Planning



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Consulting Speak doesn't make us sound smarter.

This is one my pet peeves: using abbreviations or acronyms.


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It takes just one question to focus your life

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CECILIA LYNCH, Author, Founder and Chief Strategist


As the leading authority on strategic thinking, Cecilia Lynch is the founder and chief strategist at Focused Momentum® and creator of Strategy Class®. Her first book, “Strategic Focus: The Art of Strategic Thinking” a groundbreaking work that demystifies the overwhelming task of beginning strategy development.  READ MORE...

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