Strategy execution is a team effort. It needs lots of action by lots of people but the key thing is that action occurs. Grand visions can be inspiring but nothing inspires like results on the ground. Is it better to have one central team or to have many teams taking little actions? Should your strategy…

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Our professional and personal lives have many boundaries. We need to respect those based on laws, ethics, personal rights, work-life balance etc. That makes sense and is fair. We face other boundaries based on culture, work specialty, functional silos, national borders and many more. These are the boundaries that constrain our thinking, limit our opportunities…

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Generating ideas It used to be popular for organisations to have a suggestions box for staff and customer improvement ideas. Sometimes the box would get opened and sometimes the suggestions would be followed up. Occasionally a really good idea would take off. In a digital world there are lots of virtual suggestion boxes for customers…

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