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Review: “Don’t Confuse Strategy with Lofty Goals”

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Review: “Make Resilience Your Company’s Strategic Advantage”

"Too many organisations hold a narrow view of resilience as [...]

Review: “6 Factors Driving Changes to Today’s Corporate Strategies”

The world of strategy is changing. "Back in the 1970s, [...]

Review: “Does Your Company’s Culture Reinforce Its Strategy and Purpose?”

  "A tight connection between purpose, strategy, and culture is [...]

Review: “Secrecy Is Overrated. Particularly In Strategy Making”

  "Companies today are no less worried about divulging secrets, [...]

Review: “4 Steps to Creating a Strategy in an Uncertain World”

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Review: “Two Questions to Ask Before Setting Your Strategy”

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In his recent conversation with McKinsey, author of Good Strategy/Bad Strategy - Richard Rumelt explains how to develop strategies that aim to solve problems rather than simply state ambitions.

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Our recent conversation with the world's #1 Management Thinker and strategy expert @RogerLMartin

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We chat with Jordan Colreavy, Head of Category Strategy at L'Oréal' where he talks about their unique intuition-driven strategy.

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Traditional "Education often biases us towards immediately trying to solve well-framed problems. Real world problems are much more ambiguous — it may not even be clear that there is a problem to be solved".

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