What is your Organization’s Appetite and Tolerance for Risk?

What is your Organization’s Appetite and Tolerance for Risk?

By Randall Rollinson Over the past several months we developed a strategic thinking course for one of our primary clients.  As we got into the design and development of the course, we discovered that managing risk is a critically important consideration in thinking...
Is Your Business Transformation Strategy Going Down the Drain?

Is Your Business Transformation Strategy Going Down the Drain?

By Randall Rollinson How many times have you heard the term “Business Transformation?”  Have you ever wondered about the exact meaning of this widely used term?  I have.  Basically it is a change management strategy which has the aim to align people, process and...
The Most Important Role in Strategy Execution… The CEO

The Most Important Role in Strategy Execution… The CEO

A few years ago our team completed an intense assignment with a mid-sized organization located in the Midwest.  Our charge was twofold. In Phase 1 we helped the organization set and communicate a new strategy for the future.  As part of this process we conducted a...

Strategic Planning Basics

What is Strategic Planning? Strategic planning is an organizational management activity that is used to set priorities, focus energy and resources, strengthen operations, ensure that employees and other stakeholders are working toward common goals, establish...
The 5 Most Important Factors to Successfully Implement Strategy

The 5 Most Important Factors to Successfully Implement Strategy

To effectively and efficiently implement an organization-wide strategy requires many factors come into alignment before successful implementation can occur. First, an accountability model must be clearly defined and embraced for each element of the strategy. Who owns...
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