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Smash your Goals with Objectives and Key Results (OKRs)

While organizations and startups may have heard about OKRs, most of them are probably new to this kind of organizational and management concept. Considered to be the father of management science, OKRs were first introduced by Andy Grove, former CEO of Intel. He...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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Venture Capital and New Tech to Create Value

Venture Capital and New Tech to Create Value

my VC role The post-deal aspects of the VC role were just awesome, balancing my time across four things: Ensuring clarity on strategy versus what we’ll achieve each quarter Solving problems and assisting with talent and distribution connections Searching for ways to...

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Why We Lump Our CFOs with Risk Management

Why We Lump Our CFOs with Risk Management

The board of directors are responsible for governance, including risk management. Risks are to be identified at a company level, then cascaded with clear ownership through various layers of management and org design. Risks should also be managed for strategic...

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Learning from Accenture on Growing Consulting Revenue

Learning from Accenture on Growing Consulting Revenue

learning from Accenture I nearly joined McKinsey, loved my time at Accenture and over the years enjoyed great experiences with folks from McKinsey, Bain, BCG, KPMG and Deloitte. This is my take on how the market leader, Accenture, achieved outstanding growth these...

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A Consulting Goldmine

A Consulting Goldmine

why? If you know what’s going on, at all levels in the client’s organization, you can add more value. Not only that, the client’s CEO and leadership team have a tangible context for considering your ideas and proposals. consulting sales today Consulting sales today...

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Make Money Referring

Make Money Referring

why should I refer #stratapp? There are 3 reasons to refer #stratapp: add value to others make money gain an edge $US40,000 in referral fees equates to only 5 clients of 1,200 users each. That’s not many, when you think about how many people you know. We have one...

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Simon Sinek

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Richard Rumelt

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Ricardo Semler

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Ray Dalio

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Prof. Roger Martin

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John Doerr

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Elon Musk

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