Strategy or Saturday’s To-Do List

September 26, 2014

Fall is a wonderful time of year to get things done around the house. With the workweek behind, Saturday morning is the perfect place to start. Hanging on the refrigerator or sitting on the counter in the laundry room is sure to be your to-do list. It might include tasks like raking leaves, cleaning out the garage, and fixing the…

Strategy’s Dirty Secret

September 4, 2014

When is the last time you said no to an internal request? If you can’t recall, there’s a good chance you’re a tactical order-taker. Being a tactical order-taker is fine if you’re working the drive-through window at a fast food restaurant, but not so good if you’re leading an organization. The dirty secret about being “strategic” within an organization is…