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How you’re losing at least $2.5m per year

Published on April 13, 2015 By The Strategy Guy

Red Flag: Only 12.5% of organizations look at their projects to see if they align with corporate goals. Consequence: 86% of organizations under-deliver on their project portfolio’s value by at least 25%. If you’re spending $10M a year on your project portfolio, this means that a typical organization is losing at least $2.5m per year, and poor prioritization […]

How To Get More Relevant Work Done

Published on November 14, 2014 By The Strategy Guy

This thoughtLEADERS post couldn’t have come at a more opportune time. If there’s one common thread that most companies suffer from, it’s lack of agility to do the right things. How much of your team’s work is irrelevant or a waste of time/efficiency? And the survey says: – Less than 5%: 15.5% – 6% to […]

Why Startups Fail & what you can do to prevent it

Published on November 5, 2014 By The Strategy Guy

Winning is simple, but it isn’t easy! Disclaimer: while focused on Startups, the content of this post is relevant to most (if not all) organizations. Startup company (Wikipedia): A startup company or startup is a company, a partnership or temporary organization designed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model. I’ve highlighted the terms repeatable […]

Getting Workforce Agility

Published on April 11, 2014 By The Strategy Guy

Workforce Agility is often defined as the ability of employees to respond strategically to uncertainty. But what does that really mean? Considering that Harvard Business Press states that 90% of effective strategies fail do to poor execution, than responding strategically might not be the right answer if you’ve misinterpreted what the right strategy is. Where does […]

Productivity Transformation; Effective Results The Agile Way

Published on June 30, 2010 By The Strategy Guy

Yesterday a client asked me about the difference between Agile Software Development & Scrum (development), followed by whether it was possible to apply the same frameworks to a traditional business practice or environment. Recalling an earlier article I wrote back in May on Executing with Strategic Speed, where I briefly touched on the importance of […]

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