Category Archives: Strategy

Strategy in a Downturn

Creating and sustaining a good long term strategy for growth isn’t easy even when times are good. But what do you do when things are looking worse than your worst case scenario? Conventional Wall Street wisdom says you should abandon … Continue reading

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Complimentary Strategy Audits

For a limited time, we are offering existing and potential clients a complimentary strategy audit. We will work with you to understand and evaluate: The quality and completeness of your existing vision and strategy The robustness of your existing strategy … Continue reading

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Recessions Cause Industry Shakeups

Try as we might, we can never accurately predict the timing or depth of a recession. The best we can hope for is a set of scenarios with probabilities associated with them. As the Nobel laureate Paul Samuelson once said, … Continue reading

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Mission vs. Vision

I have often found myself in conversations with clients about the meaning and purpose of some of the most fundamental business terms — words like Mission, Vision, Strategy, and Values. It surprises me how often people on the same team … Continue reading

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Practice of the Month: Evaluating Alignment

It’s common knowledge that for a team or organization to be effective it must be aligned around its Mission, Vision, Strategy, and Values. But how many of us actually take the time to inquire into how aligned we really are? … Continue reading

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