December 18, 2021

It is not just culture that is eating your strategy, it’s your calendar too!

Culture eats strategy for breakfast, they say.  But first to take a bite out of strategy is the executive calendar already jam-packed with meetings and workshops.  When the daily busyness is attended to there are often only crumbs left behind. 
September 20, 2021

Market Reality: Why What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You

A project does not exist in a vacuum, context is everything and, in particular, the needs of the business and the realities of the market in […]
May 21, 2020

The ‘Business Unusual’ Test: Find Out How Strategic Your Project or Initiative Really Is

There is a surprising measure of just how strategic your project may be – it is the extent to which a project is ‘business as usual’ or ‘business unusual’. The Business Unusual Test is a measure not just of how strategic a project or initiative is, but how complex and ambitious it is too. It also provides an insight to the requirements of success.
March 16, 2020

What do Your Critical Projects Reveal About Your Strategy?

Strategy often has its head in the clouds, but strategic projects and initiatives bring it down to earth – they put its feet firmly on the ground – making it happen – making it real.