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Should You Separate Strategy Development From Strategy Implementation?

At a recent gathering of colleagues we discussed whether strategy could be separated from implementation of that strategy. There was agreement among the group that there are distinct skills between those who focus on strategy and those who implement that strategy. And significant discussion focused on whether or not you can separate the two and [...]

The Value of Planning for Your Oranization’s Future Workforce Needs

A component of strategic planning within your organization is planning for workforce needs – not just in the near term but 3, 5, 10 years out. When we take the time to plan for the organization’s future workforce needs, we are better able to meet the needs of the organization in the future. Consider the [...]

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And make better decisions about the projects selected

Too often I see leaders jump toward a decision without planning it out first. The decision may be anything – whether to move forward with a project, whether to hire another employee in the organization, discontinue a product, launch a new service, etc. I hear talk [...]

Are you Faking a Strategy?

There is tremendous value in having a strategy for your business. Too often business leaders see development of a strategy as just taking too much time and distracting from bringing in revenue. Nothing can be further from the truth! If you are developing a strategy for your business and then just tucking it away in [...]

The Value of Strategic Workforce Planning

Strategic workforce planning is a process that ensures that your business has the right people in the right jobs at the right time to achieve your expected results. This discipline helps organizations understand their current state, forecast talent gaps, and take the necessary steps to close those gaps. It is a core business process that [...]