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Better Strategy Alignment—It’s All About Communication

Webster Dictionary defines “organization” as an organized body of people with a particular purpose, especially a business, society, association, etc. synonyms: company, firm, corporation.”

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Jean Williams Sep 18, 2014

Strategy Execution for New Leaders: Challenges in Strategy Execution

This podcast focuses on strategy translation and the three critical elements of understanding, connecting and aligning. It answers the question:  What are the challenges in strategy execution for...

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Karen Maxwell Powell Jul 16, 2014

What Is Business Acumen and Why It's Important For Leaders

It’s a fact: Effective leadership requires both interpersonal skills and business acumen. Even the most dynamic and well-liked leaders are likely to flounder if they lack overall business sense....

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Ned Wasniewski Jul 14, 2014

Need to Improve Your Strategy Translation? Try a Business Simulation!

Leaders in all roles are responsible for strategy translation: “connecting the dots” from a higher level business unit or functional or corporate strategy to the work of the local team. As we’ve...

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Karen Maxwell Powell May 14, 2014

Lost in Translation: The Missing Link in Strategy Execution

Too often, leaders craft smart strategies and then are disappointed by their results. The problem lies not within the strategy itself, but how it is interpreted and operationalized. Learn how to...

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Nick Noyes May 6, 2014

The Missing Link in Strategy Execution

Too often, leaders craft smart strategies and then are disappointed by their results.  The problem lies not within the strategy itself, but how it is interpreted and operationalized.  Watch the...

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Nick Noyes May 1, 2014

Decision Making—Why Navigating the Gray is Good

Making decisions in a leadership role is hard. In today’s world, there are few easy choices. Most decisions can be argued from either side and are rooted in a mix of assumptions and incomplete...

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Jean Williams Apr 22, 2014

Turning Corporate Strategy Inaction Into Action in 3 Simple Steps

 

How often do you really think about the corporate strategy as you do your day to day work? Be honest. For some employees, it’s as infrequent as an intermittent town hall meeting or when we...

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Nick Noyes Apr 18, 2014
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