What organizational structure is effective? Use The Organizational Map
The organizational map helps you get an overall idea of the quality of your organization. It also helps you identify where are its weakest points—and thus, where to start with making improvements.Read article
Updating the Business Model Canvas: “The Strategy Sketch”
The Business Model Canvas (BMC), while a great addition to the strategy toolbox, also has its drawbacks. Which paved a way for a new, more thorough model...Read article
A nine-step approach for effective leadership during (and after) crisis
These steps are mostly targeted at creating long-term structural changes in your mindset and behavior. However, they can also be applied to keep your cool in a crisis like the current crisis.Read article
What is ‘agile’ strategy and is it (still) a good idea?
The idea behind agile strategy is not new. You quickly find papers and articles about quality, focus adoption, and transformational agile strategies. But is this move toward “agile” a good idea?Read article
Inverting Sinek’s Golden Circle: why ‘what’ is a better basis for strategy than ‘why’
There are good reasons to argue that starting with the value that you offer through your products and services is generally a better idea.Read article
Here are the 6 essential qualities of a grounded leader
We need grounded leadership. Thus far, these grounded leaders who have made waves in their industry possess the six following qualities:Read article
How to align your strategy in three simple steps
The big question remains how to realize alignment in practice. As it turns out, this can be done in three straightforward steps.Read article
How to grow your business and reduce risk: Richard Branson’s ‘Protecting the Downside’ strategy
Is there a strategy that can
boost business growth and safeguard probable risks?
Leaders and CEOs get the blame for failure in strategy, but is this fair?
In most organizations it is leaders who are responsible for strategy creation. Thus, a simple conclusion can be drawn from this, right?Read article
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