Overclocking – does it work for #strategy

Hi

I just posted a new blog at strategy connect on the above idea. Might be crazy, what do you think?

http://strategyconnect.com.au/blog/?p=212

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Virtuous versus vicious cycles

Virtuous cycles are great components of successful strategy execution.  I have a new post at www.strategyconnect.com.au/blog  for your comment.

We need to break the vicious cycles, it is too easy to propagate a system where we sink further into the mire even though we are trying hard to fix the problems.  Too often we jump to conclusions based upon our own mindsets.  This can lead to fast failure.  Look for ways to break the cycle and establish a virtuous cycle.

Add to the old steps with an extra one; plan, do, check, act AND learn!  That way it is easier next time you have the same problem you need to address, indeed you may not have a problem at all!!

Have a read of the article and let me know what you think.

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Today is Yesterdays Tomorrow #strategy

I have just posted some new thinking over at the Strategy Connect™ Centre of Excellence.

http://blog.strategyconnect.com.au/?p=160

I talk about the future moulding us rather than the other way around. How many organisations truly set their future environments versus follow the impact of change in their industry as it arrives.

Are we standing still and the future is coming to us or ………

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GPS for Business – the BPS

I have a new blog on the idea of a Business Postioning System you can build yourself, much like a GPS guides our journey in a car, boat or plane.

Read it at http://www.strategyconnect.com.au/blog

Hope you like the idea! Let me know if you think I am off with the fairies on this one (:))

Regards
Derek

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Bringing Science to the Art of Strategy

A scientific approach to strategy is a new piece I have just posted.

It summarises work by a group at HBR on becoming more scientific in our approach to developing and executing strategies. It is a great follow up to the last article on strategy in business versus strategy in athletics.

In the article the authors provide seven straight forward steps to follow. If you like some of my other posts then this one will get your mind working for your next strategic session.

go to www.strategyconnect.com.au/blog and see if you agree.

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Is there alignment between sporting strategy and business strategy?

I have just written a piece on this analogy for Strategy Connect™.  I hope you like it.  It is at www.strategyconnect.com.au/blog

Let me know your thoughts.

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Lead versus Lag Measures

It is important to have both lead and lag measures in your strategy governance model.

I have just posted a short blog on how to develop and use lead measures in addition to lag measures when monitoring your strategy execution.

Read more www.strategyconnect.com.au/blog

And we now have included articles of interest and you can find the index here.

Let me know what you think.

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