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Shifting Your Mindset: Step 1 to Fostering Strategic Thinking

The aim of  strategic thinking is to add value to your business, maximize your resources and act as a catalyst for creating a competitive advantage. However, it doesn’t just automatically happen.....


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Born a Strategist

“I don’t know how you do what you do.”

Years ago, I was lunching with a long-standing client to discuss a new leadership challenge he was taking on.  This had become our pattern: he takes on a new....


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5 Elements of Strategic Thinking Capabilities

Strategic thinking, as I defined in an earlier article is forward thinking. It combines creativity, innovation, and research to focus on where your organization should be heading to meet the needs....


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4 Ways to Foster Strategic Thinking Skills

Strategic thinking combines observation, creativity, and pragmatism to focuses on ‘where your organization should be headed and why.' It is the foundation of sustained growth and balances the....


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Has your vision come up lame?

A VISION should set your course and define what you want to see when you arrive at your future destination. It should be deeply inspiring, compelling and motivating. If you have written a business....

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The Big Squeeze - Competitive Market Pressures from all sides

The Strategic Dilemma:

An industry leader contacted us to bring a fresh approach to their strategy planning process. In recent years, their long run as the industry leader was under attack from....


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Calling All Entrepreneurs!

Ready to take the next step?


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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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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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