The Smart Strategy of HBO

By |2019-05-28T20:20:14+12:00January 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 |2019-06-14T12:24:56+12:00January 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 |2019-06-14T09:08:14+12:00December 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 |2019-06-17T16:22:06+12:00December 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 |2019-05-28T20:20:58+12:00December 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 [...]

Feature Focus: Calculated Cascading Metrics

By |2019-06-17T11:19:36+12:00November 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 |2019-06-14T09:03:07+12:00November 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 [...]

Your Strategy for Small Business Saturday

By |2019-05-28T20:21:25+12:00November 15th, 2017|Creative, Strategy planning|

Your Strategy for Small Business Saturday It seems like the world is made for the big dogs. They’re the ones who can get things done; they have the money, the clout, and the man power. In such a competitive world, it might feel that way, but we certainly don’t agree. Small businesses remain the backbone [...]

Are you ready for Black Friday?

By |2019-05-28T20:21:34+12:00November 9th, 2017|Strategy planning|

Are you ready for Black Friday? It is hard to believe that the beginning of the Christmas shopping season is only a few weeks away. On Friday, November 24, holiday shoppers will be searching for the best bargains around. With this in mind, now is the time to iron out your marketing strategy. Whether large [...]