Achieving 20/20 Strategic Vision In 2020

By |2019-12-10T13:50:50+13:00December 10th, 2019|Leadership, Strategic management solutions, Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

Achieving 20/20 Strategic Vision In 2020 Change, by its very nature is disruptive. Having worked in the business of strategy for well over a decade, we see firsthand how tumultuous it can be to undergo change within an organization. The reality is that most change is positive, even if sometimes the process feels rough. Change [...]

Transformational Strategic Execution: Creating A Model Of Vision

By |2019-11-29T09:32:31+13:00November 28th, 2019|Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

Transformational Strategic Execution: Creating A Model Of Vision Transformational Strategic Execution Last month I introduced the 4 facets that together form the concept of Transformational Strategic Execution: a new way we are thinking about business strategy. It is ‘transformational’, because it is accepting the inevitability of change and embracing it in a positive, forward-looking manner. [...]

Is Organizational Commitment The New Gold Standard?

By |2019-11-07T14:41:19+13:00November 7th, 2019|Culture, Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

Is Organizational Commitment The New Gold Standard? The age of digital disruption has changed much more than just the way companies incorporate technology or deliver goods and services to customers. It’s also changed the way we think about the places we work and our relationship to our colleagues and the brands we represent. Practically gone [...]

The 4 Facets Of Transformational Strategic Execution

By |2019-10-25T13:35:06+13:00October 25th, 2019|Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

The 4 Facets Of Transformational Strategic Execution For the last few months my blog series has been discussing strategy over the decades. Through the years numerous strategic practices and methodologies have come and gone, but there are also those that have stood the test of time and morphed into newer ideas still in practice today. [...]

The Decade Of Great Tech: Agile Strategy Management Software

By |2019-09-27T14:12:38+12:00September 27th, 2019|Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

The Decade Of Great Tech: Agile Strategy Management Software The Twenty Tens The start of the twenty tens was a pretty miserable time economically. We were on the other side of the Global Financial Crisis, but its effects were far from over. World trade volume and world GDP growth were consistently flat and comparatively low [...]

Learning Organizations And Its Role In Business Strategy

By |2019-08-30T14:43:19+12:00August 29th, 2019|Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

Learning Organizations And Its Role In Business Strategy The Ohs How do you refer to the decade from 2000 to 2010? My personal favorite is the ‘ohs’, so from here on that is what I am going to use. It was a turbulent time for the world, we all witnessed the tragedy of September 11, [...]

Strategy Planning: The Emergence Of Strategic Self-Directed Teams

By |2019-07-30T15:21:42+12:00July 30th, 2019|Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

Strategy Planning: The Emergence Of Strategic Self-Directed Teams The World Wide Web Early in the 1990’s, the “web” was fully released to the world. It was fundamentally a collection of linked hypertext documents, indexed and accessible to a vast number of networked computers. For many, the internet ushered in the “information age” a new way [...]

Strategic Dashboards in StrategyBlocks

By |2019-05-28T20:17:33+12:00March 28th, 2019|StrategyBlocks|

Strategic Dashboards in StrategyBlocks The strategic plan has been created and modelled: you know what you need to do, by when, and who is accountable for its delivery. Now you need to track the organization’s progress towards its strategic goals – you need to monitor the quality of your strategic execution quickly and easily. StrategyBlocks’s [...]

Corporate Politics Attacks Strategic Vision

By |2019-06-13T16:15:48+12:00February 28th, 2019|Leadership, Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

Corporate Politics Attacks Strategic Vision Strategically Disengaged We run into this time and time again while talking to businesses about the challenges they are facing when motivating their teams around the strategic plan, and aligning the organization around vision. We understand the concerns of change, as each of us have a way we go about [...]

2018, An Interesting Year For Strategic Execution

By |2019-06-13T16:05:55+12:00December 19th, 2018|StrategyBlocks|

2018, An Interesting Year For Strategic Execution Throughout 2018 we had many conversations with organizations from a wide range of industries, geographies and sizes, and they all had a similar theme: they asked the same questions, and raised the same concerns about the approach they were taking to strategic execution. Real-time execution The ability to [...]