March 13, 2020

Strategic Priorities: Is your Gantt Chart really helping you?

When it comes to delivering on your strategic priorities, there could be a hidden source of danger. …an enemy that is masquerading as you friend. That is the Gantt Chart!
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.
December 1, 2020

Managing ‘Strategic Initiatives’ Like ‘Critical Projects’

Strategic Initiatives should be managed more like projects and critical projects led more like strategic initiatives.
December 3, 2020

Strategic Initiatives: The Importance of the First Mile

When it comes to the successful execution of key strategic initiatives the first mile matters. Indeed, a more cautious approach in the initial stages is one of […]