Emergent vs. Deliberate Strategy – Why It Matters

Emergent vs. Deliberate Strategy – Why It Matters

Emergent Strategy or as I like to think of it – Accidental Success, is to some extent either personally or professionally something most of us have experienced.  The notion that you have a successful company or career, all with the absence of any meaningful...
Strategy Management – Why It Matters

Strategy Management – Why It Matters

A continuing post in the Deliberate Strategy series… Think of your strategy as a process group – Strategy Management.  The pillars to Strategy Management include strategic planning, an execution model, and well-defined and documented business practices.   Here is why...
Strategy Management – Why It Matters

Strategy Management – Why It Matters

A continuing post in the Deliberate Strategy series… Strategy is one of those terms like leadership; it can have a lot of different meanings.  In the context of operating or growing a small business, a business strategy articulates your core purpose – why you are in...
Selecting Your Team – Sharks are Good!

Selecting Your Team – Sharks are Good!

A continuing post in the Project 911 series… Your project is going sideways, it’s in critical condition and you can’t figure out why.  After you have defined scope, the next question to address is do I have the right people?  Let the scope guide you – what skillsets...
Who’s Ultimate List Maker – Santa, that’s who!

Who’s Ultimate List Maker – Santa, that’s who!

A continuing post in the Project 911 series… Your project is going sideways, it’s in critical condition and you can’t figure out why.  Scope has been nailed down, you have the right people, communication is great.  What next?  Who has a better list than Santa –...