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We Just Make Pants!

Do you ever find yourself taking your work too seriously?  Have you gone out for a drink with a colleague and started talking shop only to be appalled at the sound of outrage in your voices? Maybe....

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Post Tags: Strategic Planning, strategic planning process

Don’t Unwind Your Good Work

How do you ensure that your great plan doesn’t unwind during implementation?

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Post Tags: Leadership, Strategic Management, Strategic Planning, strategy implementation

You are right, it is hard! 

About a year ago, I turned my fantastic planning tools and techniques to my business.  I had long ago used the strategic thinking tools on my consulting practice to better understand my unique....

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Post Tags: Business Plan, Strategic Planning, Uncategorized

Is Your Organization A Strategy Killer?

As a strategist I am extremely fortunate to spend the majority of my time working with clients to shape their ideas into new strategies to achieve growth.  Unfortunately, even the most brilliant....

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Post Tags: Strategic Management, Strategic Planning

Do You Have The Grit To Lead Into The Future?

3 Indications that you don’t have the grit to lead your company to a new level of performance.  Developing a new idea or a new direction for your business is never a sure thing.  If it is a sure....

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Do You Have An Air Sandwich?

An air sandwich? It couldn't sustain you very long, could it?  Yet, time and time again we see organizations trying to drive strategic performance with just this sort of dish:  big vision on the....

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Post Tags: Business Growth, Business Plan, Strategic Planning

Go Slow To Go Fast

I recently received a survey from my son’s school principal.  There was a brief email asking everyone to complete a survey: a list of 20 plus questions.  I started reading through the questions,....

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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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Post Tags: implementing strategy, Strategic Management, Strategic Planning, implementing a new strategic direction

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. We mellowed, and we 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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Post Tags: business model, Strategic Planning, strategic positioning, Strategic Thinking, target audiences

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CECILIA LYNCH, Author, Founder and Chief Strategist

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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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