Marketing lessons from Seth Godin

By | February 12th, 2018|Leadership, Strategy planning|

Marketing lessons from Seth Godin “In a crowded marketplace, fitting in is a failure. In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible” - Seth Godin Seth Godin is a best-selling author and entrepreneur and is one of the most prominent and influential names in marketing today. Godin has worked in [...]

StrategyBlocks Wins 2018 BIG Innovation Award!

By | February 8th, 2018|Awards, StrategyBlocks|

StrategyBlocks is delighted to announce we have been named a winner in the 2018 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group! StrategyBlocks is the leading online strategic management and strategy planning software company for enterprise communication, collaboration and reporting. StrategyBlocks’ SaaS-based platform is highly adaptable, visually creative, and seamlessly integrates with other business [...]

The Smart Strategy of HBO

By | January 23rd, 2018|Business technology news, Leadership|

The Smart Strategy of HBO HBO was founded 45 years ago. It’s almost hard to believe, but even in a cordcutter world, HBO doesn’t plan on going away anytime soon. SNL Kagan estimates that HBO averages about 34 million U.S. subscribers, with more than 2 million of those coming from HBO Now, its direct-to-consumer subscriber [...]

A Bibliophile’s Book List for Strategic Success

By | January 5th, 2018|Leadership|

A Bibliophile’s Book List for Strategic Success Over the years, business leaders and inquisitive minds have tried to understand the inner workings of successful strategists and companies. Strategy is a necessary part of society and humanity and always has been. Even the very endeavor of survival takes strategic action, especially throughout history. Thanks to those [...]

StrategyBlocks Shortlisted for 3 Cloud Awards!

By | December 27th, 2017|Awards|

StrategyBlocks Shortlisted for 3 Cloud Awards! We’re ending the year on a massive cloud high! StrategyBlocks is a finalist in the 2017-2018 Cloud Awards. This marks the fifteenth award for us this year! We have been shortlisted in the following three categories: Best Project Management Cloud Service Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution Best [...]

New Year, New Strategic Plan

By | December 15th, 2017|Strategy planning|

New Year, New Strategic Plan As 2017 comes to a close, people and businesses alike start to think about New Year’s resolutions. The end of the year is a time to look at your business’ progress and plan how you want it to develop. A strategic plan is a valuable tool that can help any [...]

Bah! Humbug! Tis the Season to Strategize Before the Holidays

By | December 13th, 2017|Strategy planning|

Bah! Humbug! Tis the Season to Strategize Before the Holidays Feeling like Ebenezer Scrooge at this time of the year? Is it because the annual marketing plan is looming over you? Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. As I recently discussed on M&M Global, pulling together your plan now is easier as your [...]

How to Deal with Unhappy Customers

By | December 5th, 2017|Leadership|

How to Deal with Unhappy Customers The holiday season brings good cheer and joy to many. But sometimes, the hustle and bustle of the season – the shopping trips, cooking, traveling and entertaining – can take a toll on all of us. Annoyances may come in the form of fighting crowds, but also in disappointing [...]

Feature Focus: Calculated Cascading Metrics

By | November 28th, 2017|StrategyBlocks|

Feature Focus: Calculated Cascading Metrics Some people like lists, others like bubble maps or another visual diagram. We love Cascading Metrics. Cascading Metrics mimic how strategy evolves and how we think. It’s a more intuitive way to plan for effective outcomes. Not only does it just make sense, but Cascading Metrics fold multi-part planning into [...]

The Strategy Behind the Busiest Shopping Days of the Year

By | November 20th, 2017|Strategy planning|

The Strategy Behind the Busiest Shopping Days of the Year While Thanksgiving is only a few days away, most businesses have their eyes set on Black Friday and Cyber Monday - not the turkey, mashed potatoes and pie. They are prepping for the busiest shopping season of the year, and strategizing how to become victorious [...]