Thursday , October , 18 , 2018
The Institute Way Blog
This is the sixth installment in a blog series that discusses potential pitfalls that could hold you back from being fully successful in your strategic planning efforts.
This is the second installment in a blog series that discusses potential pitfalls that could hold you back from being fully successful in your strategic planning efforts. The first was ensuring that you have full leadership support before you begin the strategic planning initiative.
My father gave me an important piece of advice once that I will always remember. “Always have the right tool for the job!” Of course, I had to re-learn that lesson through the years a few times, but it really is good advice. Most things that I have been successful at in my life have been because I did it the right way and using...
I learned two lessons in college that I still think about – one in the kitchen and one as a strategy execution consultant. My professor claimed during a cell biology lesson that if you leave iceberg lettuce in water for about 20 minutes its cells expand as they soak up the water. He said that many chefs knew that soaking lettuce in cold water made it seem fresher and...
Most MBA programs pride themselves as being the ”practical” degree that will best prepare its students for any number of management roles. But it wasn’t until I became a Balanced Scorecard Professional that I learned the following principles that I have found to be key to being a good manager and leader.