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Is This The Best You Can Do?

Is This The Best You Can Do?

A few years ago, I was going to the lower level of my home to get a tool out of my toolbox. Because I was not concentrating I missed the last step and went flying forward. As I fell forward I grabbed the doorknob, the force of which tore...

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Don’t Leave Implementation to Chance

Don’t Leave Implementation to Chance

Some 90% of organizations around the world admit they have failed to achieve all their strategic priorities, causing delays and missed deadlines, which result in:  Costly over runs Creating a domino effect, causing delays...

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Do you have all the pieces of the puzzle?

Do you have all the pieces of the puzzle?

Do you enjoy putting jigsaw puzzles together? What is your approach? Do you start with the outside border pieces to frame the puzzle?Do you assemble pieces by colour?Do you dive in, starting with a few pieces that appear to go together...

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Success Factors of Great Nations

Success Factors of Great Nations

What are the key success factors that are shared by great nations & organizations?  “Nations with a vision and a plan to achieve it are powerfully enabled despite a lack of resources”, writes Joel Barker, the futurist researcher...

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Is Your Vision Bold And Compelling?

Is Your Vision Bold And Compelling?

Too often vision statements are merely rhetoric with nice sounding words or phrases. If you ask people in a community or organization what their vision is, you are likely to get a blank stare. Try it. Many visions lack power and substance...

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8 Strategies to Achieve Employee Targets

8 Strategies to Achieve Employee Targets

Your success as a leader is dependent on the success of your employees. As you start this fiscal year, set your employees up for success using the 8 strategies, below: Clear expectations – You cannot expect your staff to reach...

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5 Strategic Plan Execution Mistakes To Avoid

5 Strategic Plan Execution Mistakes To Avoid

Here Anderson reveals where execution goes wrong: Failing to Launch the Implementation of the Plan with Intentionality Just as each year represents a fresh start, it is important to signal a fresh beginning as you launch the...

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Is Your Strategic Plan Past Due?

Is Your Strategic Plan Past Due?

Most of us are familiar with expiry dates, ranging from our driver's license, medications, and food products that have a "Best Before" expiration date. Strategic plans also have an expiry or Best Before Date. Most are developed for a 3-5...

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Implementation – are you in danger

Implementation – are you in danger

“According to the chart, it should be clearing sailing” Copyright The New Yorker  Research studies report that more than 75% of strategic plans fail. Why - because of some or all of the 10 reasons listed, belows. Which of these have...

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