We live in an age of great innovation spurred by amazing advances in information technology, the internet, and social media. These changes are inspiring a constant stream of new business ideas. However, many of these will be snuffed out in their prime.
I’m pretty sure you’ve had this experience. You’re in a strategic planning session for your organisation and you get to the point where someone suggests “we need to write down our objectives.” Some game individual then stands up and walks to a
Analysing “the competition” is a tried and tested method for developing strategy. But what do you do when the discussion turns bland and unfocused? Here’s a trick to sharpen your strategic team’s competitive instincts. Use rivalry. It will get them producing more
Louise, a senior partner at a large national law firm, I’ll call it Robinson & Rose, pulled me to one side at a break in my seminar on business strategy. “I get what you’re saying” she said “but my firm is so
It’s a truism to say if you don’t ask the right question, you won’t get the correct answer. This is true in developing business strategy. The problem executives have in organizations is that invariably they are asking the wrong two questions. As