A Common Seuss Approach to Strategy

April 28, 2010

People like to make strategy complex. I don’t. It’s essence is as simple as a Dr. Seuss book: I am strategic. Strategic I am. Do you like to think strategically? I do not like to think strategically, not in an office not in a tree. It’s more fun to think tactically, stuff I can touch, stuff I can see. I…

Strategy as Part of “the Big Picture”

April 2, 2010

We often refer to strategy as “the big picture.” What we need to remember is that strategy too is part of a bigger picture. I had the pleasure of speaking with Wharton professor of management Stewart Friedman about a leader’s ability to manage the whole. Stew has written the bestselling book Total Leadership and has a thought-provoking blog simply titled…