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Perfectly Imperfect

I suffer from this. I am guilty of often investing too much time to make something “perfect”. I remember the president of a company that had acquired mine years back who was …

Why can’t Strategy be Inspiring?

Vitruvius’ three principles of firmitatis utilitatis venustatis, from his semenal work De Architectura, roughly translates as durability (it should be robust), utility (it should be practical and functional) and beauty (it should inspire). Could these three aspects of architecture apply to Strategy?

It’s all about Strategy Execution

If there is one thing missing from so many otherwise great organizations I’ve worked with, it is strategy execution. Many managers understand that a strategy is essential for success over the …