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14 striking strategy execution figures

On average, companies lose 40-to-60 percent of their strategic potential during execution. Imagine the amount of money you could save by closing that gap.


But in order to take the next step – to close that gap – organisations need a more detailed view of exactly where they […]

What I learned from… Michael Smith, VP Coca-Cola

Michael Smith is Vice President Group Strategy and Planning at Coca-Cola North America. He helped me write Strategy Execution Heroes. Here’s a selection of Michael’s tips:

Steer the frontline

Make sure you are able to take a complex strategy and turn it into three-to-five priorities for the frontline. Not everything can be important. And it’s your […]

12 tips to communicate your strategy effectively

International research confirms what communication adepts have advocated for years: organisations that excel in their internal communications also excel in their financial performance.

In fact, the study found that companies with highly effective communication practices have a 19 percent higher market premium, 57 percent higher shareholder returns over five years, and levels of employee engagement […]

Are you a strategy tourist?

Let me start by reassuring you: the chances that you are a strategy tourist are close to zero. You are proving you are interested in getting things done by reading this action-oriented blog. (Unless, of course, you have mistaken this blog for something completely different).

But I’m sure you do know a strategy tourist.

Most likely you […]