Tag Archives: Strategy

Exceptional Strategy…

I was travelling last Sunday. Not uncommon but not often. I avoid Sunday travel wherever possible. Most of my travel is to the US which means mid-late morning flights from Heathrow. So a Sunday departure inevitably involves a 7:00am pick … Continue reading

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Simple Lines…

For each of the last two big political decisions made by the UK I was not there. This is more coincidental than it is conspiratorial I hasten to add. It is true that I missed both the Brexit referendum and … Continue reading

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Cultural Breakfast…

It’s the best culture vs. strategy story I have ever forgotten. But it’s based in a hotel…which was why I remembered it last week. I was in the US for our annual Sales Conference and I arrived very late on … Continue reading

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Intent Emerges…

Maybe the reality is that all strategy is emergent? Or evolving and developing? We all like to believe that things are better if we have a strategy (at work at least) and there are a myriad of quotes from the … Continue reading

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Love Life…

Last week was tiring. Nine hours on a plane apparently full of families with small children, followed by four days getting up at 4:00am, working all day and going to bed around 10:00pm.  It was hot. And humid. And stimulating. … Continue reading

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Development Strategy….

Strategies change. Strategy changes when organisations change…when organisation leadership changes…when the environment that an organisation works in changes. Strategy changes when opportunity changes. And opportunity can change for the same organisational, leadership or environmental reasons. This makes sense. Strategy can … Continue reading

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Frustrated Culture…

We all get frustrated…me as much as anyone else. Good news is that I seldom – if ever – get frustrated with any one. Rather I get frustrated by situations in which I find myself, or by lack of progress … Continue reading

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