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Planning for Tomorrow’s Disruption Business Strategy

Planning for Tomorrow’s Disruption

Successful leadership in today’s fast-moving, global environment will require cultivating creative, flexible, and resilient t...

6/24/2020 | 11 minute read

Thinking About Tomorrow to Prepare for Today Business Strategy

Thinking About Tomorrow to Prepare for Today

One need only reflect on a short list of nearly obsolete items—folding maps, camera film, VHS tapes—to consider how powerful ...

9/27/2017 | 4 minute read

3 Things to Know Before Setting a Goal Business Strategy

3 Things to Know Before Setting a Goal

Muhammad Ali once said, "What keeps me going is goals." But what keeps a goal going? Before setting an objective, it helps to...

1/10/2017 | 5 minute read

5 Books for Aspiring Consultants Business Strategy

5 Books for Aspiring Consultants

In the spirit of back-to-school, we've curated several professional reading lists that will be featured throughout the next m...

9/15/2016 | 3 minute read

Why Consultants Value the Balanced Scorecard Business Strategy

Why Consultants Value the Balanced Scorecard

Revenue numbers may speak to the current health of a company, but assessing qualitative factors like employee morale and cust...

7/19/2016 | 1 minute read

What Could Go Wrong? How to Manage Risk for Successful Change Initiatives Business Strategy

What Could Go Wrong? How to Manage Risk for Successful Change Initiatives

Every change initiative comes with inherent risk. But too often we shy away from exploring the potential pitfalls at the outs...

7/12/2016 | 6 minute read

Making Change Happen: Five Keys to Driving Successful Change Initiatives Business Strategy

Making Change Happen: Five Keys to Driving Successful Change Initiatives

Organizations of all types initiate change for good reasons. From the C-suite to the front lines, people and teams figure out...

7/27/2015 | 6 minute read

6 Tools Every Business Consultant Should Know Business Strategy

6 Tools Every Business Consultant Should Know

Business experts have a number of tools at hand to analyze company performance. Here are six frameworks that consultants and ...

1/31/2012 | 5 minute read

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