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Bend, not break – the power of grit

Bend, not break – the power of grit

The post-pandemic road to recovery will be long, its trajectory uncertain, and challenge even the strongest leaders. Some businesses will make it to the other side. Some might even prosper (congratulations liquor and wine sellers). Others might not. Much depends on...

When times are tough, leaders must lead

When times are tough, leaders must lead

As we grapple with the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic, there is one thing we can be certain of, that absolutely nothing is certain. The pandemic has challenged our sanity with opposing information coming at us from all directions, made us buy shopping carts...

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The what, why and how of strategic planning

What is strategic planning? Some call it “goal setting.” Others call it “business planning.” Labels for strategic planning are as varied as there are types of organizations. Regardless of what it’s called, we find most companies undertake some form of strategy work....

6 Popular strategic planning frameworks

When the time comes for strategic planning, it can be hard to know which framework to choose for your organization. Since popularized in the late 1950s, hundreds of strategic frameworks have been developed and used by organizations of all types, sizes and stages in...

Today for you, tomorrow for me

My wife Rachel and I recently went on a week-long hike through the Andes Mountains. I finished the trip with the inner peace and tranquility that comes from a week sans iPhone surrounded by natural beauty with my bride, and with some ancient Inca wisdom shared by our...