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Remote, Hybrid and Distributed Working is Much Easier with Next-Gen Tech

More than a year into living with COVID-19 in our midst, remote or hybrid working has become the norm that employees worldwide have to deal with whether they like it or not. One undisputed fact can be said about the state of remote or hybrid work in the future – it's...

Good Strategy Bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt

Richard Rumelt is brilliant! In our view, this is the all time greatest thinking and resource for developing and executing strategy. As Chuck Harrington, CEO of Parsons Corporation, says: “Richard Rumelt reinforces that a strategy is not a goal or objectives. It is...

Many Strategies Fail Because They’re Not Actually Strategies by HBR.org

Static strategy docs and top-down comms is so old school! “The strategy consultants come in, do their work, and document the new strategy in a PowerPoint presentation and a weighty report. Town hall meetings are organized, employees are told to change their behavior,...

Professor Roger Martin on What CEOs Should Really Be Doing

Professor Roger Martin is a legend on strategy. His thinking plays well to #stratapp, the world’s first org-wide strategy application that includes execution of both strategy and day to day work, alongside social collaboration with context and structure. “In my 36...

Your Strategy Should Be a Hypothesis You Constantly Adjust by HBR.org

strategy should be constantly evolving – not static or annual. This article on evolving strategy as you learn, goes to the heart of #stratapp. We wholeheartedly agree and go further to say that strategy should be given a heartbeat, freed from static documents that are...

Principles by Ray Dalio and Embracing Radical Transparency

radical transparency was made famous by Ray Dalio’s book Principles. Ray Dalio champions the principle of embracing thoughtful disagreement. The ability to exchange controversial ideas without causing problems. To achieve radical transparency at work, companies need...

How to Excel at Both Strategy and Execution by HBR.org

Company leaders rarely excel at both strategy and execution. “According to a global survey of 700 executives across a variety of industries, conducted by the strategy consulting division of PwC, only 8% of company leaders were said to excel at both strategy and...

Is Anyone in Your Company Paying Attention to Strategic Alignment by HBR.org

How to achieve strategic alignment at all levels, roles and generations. “All too often, individual leaders seek — indeed are incentivized — to protect and optimize their own domains, and find themselves locked in energy-sapping internal turf wars, rather than working...

How to Run a Company with (Almost) No Rules by Ricardo Semler

Ricardo Semler shot to fame with his book Maverick, an inspiring fresh take on org design and engagement. Ricardo Semler shot to fame with his book Maverick, which cut to the core of empowering employees, whilst pragmatically addressing human constraints and positive...

Measure What Matters by John Doerr

Google has applied Andy Grove’s OKR methodology every quarter since 1999. John Doerr’s book and life’s work have given all of us access to the clear thinking and progressive management practices of Intel’s Andy Grove, who was decades ahead of his time. Google has...
Measure What Matters by John Doerr

Measure What Matters by John Doerr

Google has applied Andy Grove’s OKR methodology every quarter since 1999. John Doerr’s book and life’s work have given all of us access to the clear thinking and progressive management practices of Intel’s Andy Grove, who was decades ahead of his time. Google has...

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How Great Leaders Inspire Action by Simon Sinek

How Great Leaders Inspire Action by Simon Sinek

Y-gen / millennials globally embrace Simon Sinek’s TED talk on ‘start with why’. “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it. And what you do simply proves what you believe.” Simon Sinek has become a global phenomenon since this TED talk. He particularly...

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Millennials in the Workplace by Simon Sinek

Millennials in the Workplace by Simon Sinek

y-gen / millennials are just magic, a breath of fresh air we can all learn from At the link below is an excellent interview with Simon Sinek on Inside Quest. In our view, the next generation workforce are just magic, a breath of fresh air. They are all about...

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A Subtle Shift in Offshoring, That Actually Works

A Subtle Shift in Offshoring, That Actually Works

How to seamlessly align your onshore and offshore teams. With so much hype on technology innovation, such as robotics and artificial intelligence, it is easy to overlook the massive ground shift taking place on org design and employment. Teams are fast becoming a mix...

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Creating a Connected Workspace

Creating a Connected Workspace

“Marten, we currently use Jira, Confluence, Xero, Salesforce, Harvest, Google Docs and Slack, and I still have no idea what’s happening in my business.” Exactly! I feel like I cannot say this enough: the proliferation of niche technology along with legacy ERP, CRM and...

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What’s Really Going on in My Company?

What’s Really Going on in My Company?

Year on year I see daily priorities pulling our time and focus away from achieving our strategic goals. I keep reflecting on Stephen Covey’s four quadrants and how he uniquely describes the challenge of balancing urgent vs what’s really important. I am the CEO. I have...

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