A Strategic Plan or a Plan for Growth?

By |2018-11-27T10:49:49+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Strategy planning|

A Strategic Plan or a Plan for Growth? The classic strategic plan, resulting from a rigid strategic planning process, is so often viewed with skepticism, if not complete distrust by those individuals tasked with execution. It receives its fair share of jibes from staff around the water cooler and generally for good reason. Sadly as [...]

The Wild Side of Corporate Strategy

By |2018-11-27T10:49:49+00:00March 5th, 2018|Leadership|

The Wild Side of Corporate Strategy It’s time to get a little wild with your strategy. Not party wild, but literally time to take notes from the wilds of the animal kingdom. Every animal has their survival strategy: fast, strong, smart. Perhaps your business strategy could use a little insight from a wilder world.   [...]

Marketing lessons from Seth Godin

By |2018-11-27T10:49:49+00:00February 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 |2018-11-27T10:49:49+00:00February 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 |2018-01-23T10:07:29+00:00January 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 |2018-11-27T10:49:49+00:00January 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 |2018-11-27T10:49:49+00:00December 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 [...]

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

By |2018-11-27T10:49:49+00:00December 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 |2018-11-27T10:49:49+00:00December 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 [...]