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4 Ways To Make Your Strategy Succeed

By Tom Lombardo on Dec 12, 2017

Leading firms have found that the clarity they achieve with a brief, focused strategic plan can actually do much more than align management. It also makes it possible to drive revenue by making everyone happier.

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How Top Consultants Justify Their Value

By Stephen Lynch on Oct 17, 2017

It can be hard to sell an intangible service like consulting. It’s even harder to justify your price. You might have a solid business background and rate your abilities as an educator and facilitator very highly. But so do many of your competitors. How do you show prospective clients that what you have to offer is meaningfully different and superior?

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How to Tell If You Have a Winning Strategy

By Stephen Lynch on Mar 29, 2016

One of the more interesting books I have read on strategy recently is “Playing to Win” by Procter and Gamble CEO A.G. Lafley and Roger Martin. The book uses case studies from Procter and Gamble’s history to demonstrate how to create a winning strategy.

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5 Ways to Improve Strategy Execution

By Stephen Lynch on Mar 9, 2016

A new book published by Harvard Business Review Press, Strategy that Works, documents research on successful strategy execution.

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Does Your Strategy Pass The Sniff Test?

By Stephen Lynch on Nov 17, 2015

Many of the companies I work with think they have strategy, but this test shows they haven't made any strategic choices at all.

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Do You Have a "Real" Strategy for Long-term Success?

By Stephen Lynch on Nov 10, 2015

Many companies claim to have a strategy, but all they have done is an exercise in goal setting. This is a mistake. Here’s how to create a “real” strategy.

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Is Your Strategic Plan Good Enough? Take This Test Now

By Stephen Lynch on Nov 10, 2015

Using the 10 Part Pressure Test inspired by McKinsey & Company is the best way to test your Strategic Plan for 2016.

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Ready for 2016? Advice On How To Start Your 2016 Business Strategy

By Joseph Cole on Nov 10, 2015

Make sure your team is aligned and ready fo 2016 by working together to revise your Strategic Plan.

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3 Strategic Questions Every Business Owner Should Answer

By Stephen Lynch on Nov 10, 2015

Break through the noise: be remarkable, be different, and, in some cases, be on the edge of outrageous....

 

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Business Strategy: Do You Know What's The Problem With Yours?

By Stephen Lynch on Nov 10, 2015

The majority of managers believe that their companies lack a winning strategy.

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