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Empathy – An Effective Strategy for Any Generation

Published on May 27, 2010 By The Strategy Guy

You’ve just had another long day at the office & you’re struggling to understand why the people you manage “just don’t get it“! After-all, it’s just common sense, isn’t it? Why does it seem so hard to motivate, inspire & rally your troops on a consistent basis around the things that need to get done? […]

How to build scalability into any organization

Published on April 23, 2010 By The Strategy Guy

In a January 23rd post earlier this year, I briefly mentioned the Horizon 1-2-3 framework originally developed by Mehrdad Baghai, Stephen Coley, and David White, who authored The Alchemy of Growth: Practical Insights for Building the Enduring Enterprise. In it they established a view that companies that are successful in the long term have growth […]

Reducing your Employee Churn/Burn Rate & Getting Results

Published on April 13, 2010 By The Strategy Guy

What is the most value asset you have in your company? You shouldn’t have to think too hard! It’s the people that execute on your strategy. So why do you always seem to be “the last man left standing” in your organization? I’ll share with you the answer, followed by two key lessons & one […]

Top 3 things to focus on when fixing what’s broken

Published on April 12, 2010 By The Strategy Guy

Having just finished up another successful assignment at a hyper growth enterprise, and noting that the core principles of success were again very similar to many other situations faced over the past +25 years, I thought I’d share my 3 areas of focus. I should add to this that two days before I departed, an […]

“Yesbutters” & “whynotters”.. which are on your team?

Published on January 13, 2010 By The Strategy Guy

One of my clients this morning sent me the following and whilst I couldn’t find the original author, I thought it was very relevant. Yesbutters don’t just kill ideas, they kill companies, even entire industries. The yesbutters have all the answers…. Yesbut we’re different Yesbut we can’t afford it Yesbut our business doesn’t need it […]

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