Increase Your Organization’s Success in 90 Days

Only 25% of managers have incentives lined to strategy Only 21% have their personal goals linked to strategy Is there conviction and strong motivation throughout your organization to act upon and achieve your strategy? If your answer was less than a strong "YES!" the answer to the problem lies in these stats. Strategy is everyone’s [...]

By |August 9th, 2012|Strategy|0 Comments

7 Reasons Your Competition is Winning

70% of CEO failures came not as a result of poor strategy, but the inability to execute. Why is strategy execution so challenging for most organizations? Strategy experts believe the answer lies within four distinct barriers that result when your strategy is not fully and effectively developed, then translated and properly communicated throughout your organization. [...]

By |July 19th, 2012|Strategy|0 Comments

Six Steps to Improve Strategy Implementation

As you’ll recall in my last post, I shared the four ways management (unwittingly) sabotages strategy implementation. These four major barriers can be succinctly classified in the following way: Vision Barrier Only 5% of your workforce understands the strategy People Barrier Only 25% of your managers have incentives linked to strategy Management Barrier 85% of [...]

By |July 19th, 2012|Strategy|0 Comments

Four Reasons Strategy Fails

Does your organization have a strategic plan? When asking this question, I almost have be able to read body language to interpret the real meaning behind the head nod. You’d be surprised what “Yes” from some really means!   My next questions typically go like this: [custom_list style="list-1"] “Were you satisfied with the planning process... [...]

By |July 13th, 2012|Strategy|0 Comments

Will Your Strategy Double Your Financial Performance?

Strategy & Execution Assessment

By |June 29th, 2012|Strategy|0 Comments

3 Success Factors Create Growth in 2012

3 Success Factors Create Growth in 2012 A recent study of over 800 small to mid-size business owners revealed three success factors to create success: Vision Only 42% of businesses had a written description of the desired future of their business. These businesses grew 50% faster in 2011, were more optimistic about the future, and [...]

By |June 12th, 2012|Strategy|0 Comments

9 Things Leaders Must Stop Doing!

9 Things Leaders Must Stop Doing If You Want to Lead a Growth Company Why do businesses fail to achieve breakthrough performance?  Because they make things too complex.  From the top down, everyone’s day is cluttered with tasks that don’t impact the organization’s strategy and goals. Organizations that leverage a “Stop Doing List” accelerate achievement, [...]

By |October 11th, 2011|Strategy|0 Comments

Is There a Fail-Proof Plan for Business?

F ail-proof Plans for Business? Doretta is right. You have to stand out in the crowd - you have to know "how" you compete - what is your competitive advantage? From there you have to have a clear message each client segment can hear. But, can you fail-proof your business? There are so many great [...]

By |August 31st, 2011|Strategy|0 Comments

Building a Sustainable Business

Building a Sustainable Business Is your business strategically positioned to harness opportunities and thwart looming threats presented by approaching horizons? Most business owners are so busy trying to manage the day-to-day that they fail to plan for the future. It’s no wonder 80% of businesses fail before their fifth anniversary and 80% of the survivors [...]

By |August 4th, 2011|Strategy|0 Comments