Collaboration drives strategic success

Some ideas bear repeating to get the message across.  Collaboration is one of them.  If we reflect on research, our own observations and the experience of successful people and organisations it is clear that collaboration is key to success.  Patrick Lencioni said “Teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is…

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The Power of Cross-Functional Collaboration for Strategic Success

We cannot underestimate the power of collaboration and cross-functional alignment when implementing strategy. Nobody succeeds alone.  The world has become far too interrelated and complex for individuals to succeed without collaborative skills.  The ability of different departments and teams to collaborate and align their efforts towards a common goal is key to strategic success.  Never…

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The crucial role of communication for strategic success

Directors have spent 12 months developing their new corporate strategy but somehow it doesn’t seem to be having any impact. The strategy has even been internally published. However, little change is taking place. So, why do so many strategic plans end up collecting dust in desk drawers or in deleted email folders? Whilst devising a…

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