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Is “Gap Analysis” the only window?

In my favorite vacation spot there is a rocking chair with a great view. It sits near a window with a view of an old apple tree that draws the local deer. A little further across a well mowed field … Continue reading

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Are there “secret” ingredients to trust?

This is a blog post that kept saying “Write me!!” It’s all about trust and the ingredients it takes to build trust.   Third time’s a charm   The first time I heard it was in an interview with a … Continue reading

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Measure everything or measure what matters?

It is a beautiful Saturday, with Chamber of Commerce weather. There is a light breeze, scattered high clouds and the kind of sun that warms you slowly. On this day I have accumulated all of the materials and plans for … Continue reading

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Strategy Guardrails – “Best Practices” learned the hard way

Because I make my living as a strategy consultant, I have many opportunities to “talk shop” with others who do strategy. I find it both a great way to learn about some of the interesting things happening in the industry … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

It all begins with strategy. Every leader that ever led started with a strategy. And this blog is dedicated to strategy – the development, implementation, measurement and discussion of strategy. Whether personal as in a life plan – or organizational as in … Continue reading

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