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So far Caroline Purre has created 27 blog entries.

The Power of Emotional Intelligence

By | April 18th, 2017|Leadership|

Emotional intelligence is a term that is constantly popping up in business conversation, especially when talking about the skills needed to succeed and become a good leader. By now, most people probably agree that IQ, technical and theoretical skills won’t cut it in today’s competitive business landscape. In fact, studies have found that people with [...]

The Power of People in Strategic Transformations

By | April 10th, 2017|Business technology news, Leadership, StrategyBlocks|

Organizational transformation can be a challenge, but in order to evolve and adapt with the moving business landscape we must be prepared to face these challenges head on. C-Suite leaders are responsible for these types of transformation: they are responsible to improve efficiency, embrace innovation, and make changes work. However, there are obstacles to overcome [...]

How To Bring the ‘Sexy Back’ to Your Strategy

By | March 28th, 2017|Leadership, Strategy planning|

In a recent article with M&M Global, we discussed Justin Timberlake and what he brings to the table in terms of strategy.  As a former Star Search contestant, ex-alum of the Mickey Mouse Club, boy band phenom, and singing and movie star sensation his long-term success certainly shows he knows how to bring ‘sexy back” [...]

The Best of Corporate Strategy & Execution

By | March 20th, 2017|Leadership, Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

Business change can be hard. Everything from managing the disruption of digital transformation, integrating agile business practices, building a culture of innovation or shifting business priorities to monetize new revenue streams, requires significant change throughout the entire operation. That’s why many companies have relied on organizational methods and strategy-making processes for years, in order to [...]

StrategyBlocks Shortlisted for Collaboration Product of the Year

By | March 1st, 2017|Awards|

We are excited to share that among hundreds of entrants, StrategyBlocks 4.0 has been shortlisted for the 2017 UK Cloud Awards! The awards, jointly organized by the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) and Cloud Pro,  were created to celebrate innovation, entrepreneurialism and technical excellence in the UK cloud sector. Winners will be revealed at the official [...]

Communication: The Key To Engaged Action

By | February 24th, 2017|Leadership|

There is an old game called the telephone game. It has long been a staple in childhood classrooms and corporate retreats to teach the value of clear communication, working together, and what can go wrong when a message, that starts out clear and concise, gets passed along beyond recognition. The game serves as a reminder [...]

Optimizing Customer Value in Business Strategy

By | February 21st, 2017|Leadership|

We get it, defining your business strategy can be daunting. After considering all the internal strengths and weaknesses of your business, and the many external challenges and opportunities of your market, drawing insights from “crossovers” of internal assets and external opportunities is a feat in and of itself; then comes strategy execution. A thorough SWOT [...]

Why Brand Equity Should Be A Part Of Every Business’ Strategy

By | January 24th, 2017|Strategy planning|

Brand equity has become a widely used term in the marketing industry over the past decade. Defined as a brand’s commercial value, or a brand’s ability to create a lasting and positive differential response in the marketplace, brand equity is more than just a buzzword or a marketing cliché. In fact, defining and developing brand [...]

We’ve Been Selected As A Cloud Awards Finalist… TWICE!

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

2017 is off to a winning start! We’re excited to announce that we’ve been selected as a finalist in the 2016-17 Cloud Awards Program across two categories: Best Project Management Cloud Service and Best Software-as-a-Service (non-U.S.) Platform. Today’s businesses are looking for a strategic advantage within the competitive marketplace, and better internal strategic planning to [...]

The Demise of Strategic Planning: How to Face The Future of Strategic Agility

By | January 7th, 2017|Strategy planning|

"The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." - Socrates If you listen to the experts, strategic planning is dead - at least in the traditional sense. For years, strategic planning centered on defining and setting into concrete long-term strategy to meet [...]