Reacting Vs. Thinking

December 3, 2015

How many times have you found yourself in a needless meeting because someone overreacted to an urgent, but unimportant issue? My study with more than six-hundred talent development professionals found that the number one strategy challenge they see in their companies is being tactical and reactive. Here are a few techniques to move from reactive to proactive.

Key Reasons Why Strategies Fail

November 23, 2015

Rich shares the secrets of why strategies fail and what you can do to prevent them

Beware the Decision Triangle

November 19, 2015

As the end of the year approaches, good leaders will take time to reflect on what they and their teams accomplished, where they felt short and their key learning’s from the year. Inevitably, there will be several projects or initiatives that simply didn’t go anywhere. Sometimes, the lack of progress is due to a lack of resources—time, attention, people, budget….

Are You Getting Better?

November 16, 2015

Are you continually developing yourself into a strategic leader? Listen as Rich shares tips to improve your leadership performance over time.

The Three Disciplines of Strategic Thinking

November 9, 2015

Rich explains how to develop a strategic thinking mindset and transform strategy from an annual event into a daily habit.

The Five Myths Of Strategy

November 2, 2015

Good strategy is at the core of any business. In this podcast Rich discusses five strategy myths prevalent in many organizations.

Halloween’s Strategy Monstrosity

October 30, 2015

As the cool, white fog covers the ground on Halloween, beware the creatures lurking in the shadows of your company’s hallways. Nestled amongst the darkened offices is a single light, perhaps a candlelight, continuing to burn deep into the night. And there in that laboratory of an office, rising from the PowerPoint slides of Hell comes a creature pieced together…

Ready, Aim, Think!

October 20, 2015

We’ve all heard the phrase “Ready-Aim-Fire” as it relates to one’s approach to business. Some managers are overly reactive, so they’re constantly “firing” with no aim in sight. Other managers spend lots of time meeting and planning but can’t seem to execute. In this process visual, you’ll find a simple way to determine where you’re operating and which of the…

Top Strategy Challenges Of Managers

October 5, 2015

Rich shares the top three strategy challenges faced by most managers and how to overcome them.