We've just released a new Align Your Org guide - on how to Align action with intent. Get the #AlignYourOrg Guide for Strategic Presenters as a colourful PDF - or, if you prefer, a vanilla printable PDF. Or clip from SlideShare below and share.
Here's a brief question set to help you think about strategic horizons. Useful in the board room, as a team - and as an individual. It should be fairly self-explanatory - once you work through these three steps: Start by reviewing the X and then the Y axis. Then move on to Page 2 for … Continue reading Strategic Horizons – a Question Set to help you Align Your Org
Following the recent #FacWeekChat which Martin Gilbraith, Faith Forster and I co-hosted - here's the Storify - kindly collated by Martin.
... so said Oscar Wilde ... and I'd add it to it that you can't get solid experience without engagement - and that was the topic I was asked to cover at this morning's South Africa / UK Communicator's Breakfast, hosted by Lisa Wannell at the VMA Group HQ in London's leafy Bedford Square. Specifically, … Continue reading ‘Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing’
Einstein is often quoted as having said... 'If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.' Well, what … Continue reading #StartUpSeason – Business Plan Basics
Isn't it just a fad, like so many animated GIFs? Au contraire, here's why the Venn does not look set to do a 180 anytime soon if we are to believe Google Trends.
Just getting back in the swing of things after a week attending a village wedding in Crete. Here's a brief alignment espresso - or in fact, as illustrated, a potent Greek Coffee. Those who know and love this method of preparation know that one should take one's time and not be distracted when drinking it: … Continue reading Alignment espresso: time away makes it easier to #ALIGN
Having closed out my time with the RSA (2010-13 notes here), I today found myself with my very first Monday morning of what is a new beginning. To help bring some structure to the office-less life, I created myself a small to-do list for future Mondays - and although it is rather personal, I thought … Continue reading First Things First: a weekly alignment espresso that’ll look after both you and your goals