Category: Strategy

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Opportunities in Mistakes – A Strategic Advantage?

  I read that when Thomas Edison was creating the light bulb he actually found over 1800 ways to not build one. I also have read that the discovery of radium was...

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Checkmate – The Reality of Strategy

Have you ever felt significantly ahead of your competition? Maybe you were headed in the right direction and thought nothing could stop you. Perhaps you were so focused on the success and...

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Making the Effort to Strategize

Overwhelmed As I drove to the office last month, I remember thinking about the long list of items on my to-do list for that day. I have to admit, I felt a...

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Identifying a Strategic Objective

Many people are intimidated by the word “strategy.” Although its meaning is similar to the words plan, method, approach, procedure, and system, it evokes different thoughts and feelings. Often, when people hear...

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Setting Your Strategic Target

Strategic thinking is a skill that leaders and managers need to develop in today’s new environment. The last thing we want to do in business is launch a “big campaign” or initiatives...

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What is Strategy?

I have been thinking a lot about the word strategy and how often it gets used. It seems like everything today is tagged with the word strategy. For example, “We scheduled a...

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Effective Leadership & Strategy Blog Introduction

The Center for Management and Organization Effectiveness (CMOE) would like to welcome you to the Leadership in Action blog where you are invited to engage in a conversation with us on the...

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