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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...
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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