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How Strategy Communication REALLY Drives Strategy Execution Success in Your Organization

A recent article in the March 2015 edition of the Harvard Business Review looked closely at the five myths of strategy execution (“Why Strategy Execution Unravels – and What to Do About It”). Myth #3 focuses on my favorite strategy execution “must have”: communication. As the authors rightly point out, many organizations believe that communication of […]

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How to Make Sure Your Public Sector Organization Is Primed to Deliver an Exceptional Stakeholder Experience Every Time

Assuming that you buy into the idea that there are mutual benefits to be realized when public sector organizations commit to providing an exceptional experience to their stakeholders, the next critical step is putting that commitment into action. Rationally, we know that it’s not as simple as standing up in front of your employees and […]

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What the Canadian Healthcare System Could Learn from the Two-Sided Business Model

Every time I work with entrepreneurs I have the opportunity to see new and innovative business models. However, one that I see more frequently than ever is the two-sided model where there are: users who access basic technology/platform functionality for free/as a “freemium”, and other interested parties who pay a fee to access and/or monetize […]

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Strategy Ambassadors: The Key to Eliminating Strategy Execution Failure

Employee engagement and strategy execution failure – two stubborn challenges that countless organizations face but may not see as being connected. Big mistake. Here’s something I’ve learned – there IS a connection and employee engagement and commitment is the secret sauce behind successful strategy execution. Let’s review the evidence. I probably don’t need tell you […]

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How to Know Whether your Organization’s Business Model is Working For or Against Your Stakeholder Value Proposition

When strategy execution just isn’t working in your public sector organization as well as you’d like, one of the first things you should do is take a look at your stakeholder value proposition (SVP). Issues here could be the root of the problem. In my experience, organizations with strategy execution challenges often suffer from one […]

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