In this part of the Spotlight on Strategy series we'll be exploring how strategy and strategic thinking can help smaller organisations. Before we get down to the nitty-gritty, here are three key facts regarding smaller businesses: Smaller businesses or SMEs (small to medium enterprises) are usually defined as businesses with less than 250 employees. According... Continue Reading →
To get the Spotlight on Strategy series underway, I thought it might be a good idea to take a look at a few terms. Gives us chance to warm-up a little and get in the strategy zone. Top Terms Strategy: is a flexible, dynamic process enabling us to decide on a set of strategic choices... Continue Reading →
This is a brief post to introduce my upcoming Spotlight on Strategy Series. Strategy is an area I’m particularly interested in and I appreciate the value of taking a more strategic approach. Over the next couple of weeks we'll be exploring different scenarios where strategy and strategic thinking are key to positive change and sustainability.... Continue Reading →
To me strategy is a living, breathing process which helps us look beyond the end of our noses, explore possibilities and make informed choices. It's got nothing to do with stuffy, boring old plans. I love strategic thinking and here's why...
It is no secret that I am on a mission. Helping scientists and engineers appreciate and invest in their broad-ranging skills is a global imperative. To support other learning champions I have written two free white papers, Learning and Strategy and Nurturing Your Knowledge Engine. Both white papers build on my blog post Realising The... Continue Reading →
Substitute the word value with importance, worth or usefulness and it’s a good reminder that perceptions of value can vary greatly depending on organisational context and individual perspective. Like the old saying goes, ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’! Value and impact In a dynamic changing environment peoples’ desire to grow and adapt... Continue Reading →