We’re Floating on Cloud Nine with our Selection to the 2017 SaaS Awards Shortlist!

By | August 18th, 2017|Awards|

  We’re floating on cloud nine at StrategyBlocks! Last week, we shared with you our recognition by the Stevies for Best Business or Competitive Intelligence Solution, and the Best Collaboration/Social Networking Solution. Fast forward to today, and we’re putting another feather in our cap as we’ve been selected to the shortlist of companies for the [...]

We’re Seeing Double With Two Stevies Wins!

By | August 11th, 2017|Awards, StrategyBlocks|

We’re thrilled to share that we’ve been recognized by the Stevies twice over, as bronze winners in the annual International Business awards for both the Best Business or Competitive Intelligence Solution, and the Best Collaboration/Social Networking Solution. StrategyBlocks 4.0 was recognized for the way it enables any organization to successfully execute its strategic vision. StrategyBlocks’ [...]

Spotlight on Strategy: Ford Motor Company

By | August 8th, 2017|Leadership|

As part of our ongoing series highlighting smart strategic stories from companies all over the world, this week our Spotlight on Strategy highlights Ford.   Most people would not be surprised if told Ford Motor Company is responsible for one of the greatest business decisions ever made. After all, the Model T made automobiles accessible [...]

Is Your Strategic Plan Due for a Checkup?

By | August 1st, 2017|Strategy planning|

How often do you review the health of your strategic plan? If you’re like many, then you probably don’t spend as much as time as you should. After all, it’s easy to get stuck in your day-to-day routine at work. However, the benefits of scheduling regular checkups to evaluate the health of your company’s roadmap [...]

The Business of Content Strategy

By | July 31st, 2017|Leadership, Strategy planning|

Building a successful content strategy is at the center of growth and opportunity. Without compelling content, our stories and messages will not reach our intended audiences. Over recent weeks, we have been hearing a lot about Netflix’s cancellations of two of its original series. This comes on the heels of the company canceling five series [...]

Three Tips for Successful Risk Management

By | July 20th, 2017|Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

Organizations are becoming more advanced, and given the increasingly digital and interconnected global environment, business risks are occurring with greater frequency and velocity than ever before. In a report by Rapid Ratings, when asked if executives had faced significant supply chain issues or risk events in the last 24 months, 21% said yes and reported [...]

Spotlight on Strategy: Johnson & Johnson

By | July 19th, 2017|Leadership|

As part of our ongoing series highlighting smart strategic stories from companies all over the world, this week our Spotlight on Strategy highlights Johnson & Johnson. This year celebrates the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, but even one of technology’s biggest innovations pales in comparison to the 131 years of business this year marks for [...]

The Fading Art of Implementation

By | July 12th, 2017|Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

Organizations invent strategies as though their livelihood depends on it –which it does. So why, then, if strategy is so imperative to company and personal success, does strategic implementation get left behind, even when tasks, assignments, and inquiries come from all sides and seem to demand immediate attention? The execution of strategy is what puts [...]

The Value of Visual

By | July 4th, 2017|StrategyBlocks|

65 percent of people are visual learners. So how can we ensure that people within an organization are absorbing information? The answer is simple - dashboards. A dashboard is a visual representation that offers a fast and easy way to view information and company data in real-time. Visuals are vital in order for strategy to [...]

3 Effective Ways to Expand Your Business

By | June 27th, 2017|Leadership|

Building a business is a challenge in itself, so it’s no surprise that some people focus so much on the creation of the business they fail to consider how to properly manage growth. If you find your business is flourishing in its current state, congratulations! But it’s certainly not a time to rest on your [...]