Are you a good strategic thinker? 5 Signs You Could Be.

Strategic thinking capabilities are a huge asset to an organization.  Finding good internal strategic thinkers and leveraging them in our planning projects significantly strengthens the strategic....

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Which comes first strategic positioning or strategy? Neither.

The relationship between strategy and positioning are both the result of strategic planning in which you first set the context within which you operate, and then define the ultimate position you....

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Why You Need Strategic Focus

With over 20 years of experience in strategic planning and business leadership, I have read a ton of material on strategic planning. In general, this material falls into two categories: 1) process....

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Actively Promote New Strategic Thinking for it to Serve You

When developing and implementing strategy you are in the business of change, and you are fighting against the inertia of the status quo. Even the most brilliant plan won’t prevail against the....

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Has Your Strategic Plan put the Big Rocks in First?

Last week I wrote a post on creating a strategic thinking discipline to accommodate the ever-changing environments we all live and work in today: Is Your Strategic Thinking Multifaceted or....

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Is Your Strategic Thinking Multifaceted or Unfocused?

Change is today’s normal. As individuals are daily routines are besieged by new tools and methods to purchase, communicate and coordinate. Although many of us choose to opt out of many of these....

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Don’t Neglect; Nurture to Combat Epic Strategy Failure

As I mentioned in last week’s blog post, strategic planning should be a significant undertaking. It is both a highly visible - taking management away from business management activities, and....

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Are your Strategists hidden? [interview]

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PS:                       Hi, Patricia Stallworth here with the biz money network. Want to find out what it takes to be a bad-ass entrepreneur? Stay....

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Are Tacticians an Obstacle in Strategy Development?

Tacticians are those brilliant folks on your team that know how to get things done. They are not typically the ones that come up with the new ideas, but they are the ones that can give you....

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Is your strategy ready for the new tax law?

The new tax law has far reaching implication for the US economy.  Have you thought through how it might impact your strategic thinking?

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CECILIA LYNCH, Author, Founder and Chief Strategist

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As the leading authority on strategic thinking, Cecilia Lynch is the founder and chief strategist at Focused Momentum® and creator of Strategy Class®. Her first book, “Strategic Focus: The Art of Strategic Thinking” a groundbreaking work that demystifies the overwhelming task of beginning strategy development.  READ MORE...

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