Being Strategic: Plan for Success; Out-think Your Competitors; Stay Ahead of Change
STRATEGY? TACTICS? CONFUSED?
How many times have you sat in a meeting and heard someone use the word ?strategic??
As in: ?We?re not being very strategic about X.? or ?We need a strategic plan for project Y.? And, if your organization is like most, everyone in the meeting nods wisely, the meeting drones on, people endlessly debate how to approach the situation at hand,
Here's the definition:
Being strategic means consistently making those core directional choices that will best move you toward your hoped for future.Here's the road map:
!. Clarify What Is
2. Envision What's the Hope
3. Face What's in the Way
4. Determine What's the Path
The author uses the idea of buildi ...more
The beginning of this book is interesting and gave me some things to think about. It was also really circumlocutious. Every list, diagram and introductory road map was much longer and more confusing than it needed to be. Like, "First, do this, second, this... eighth, and twelve, and then, and then." So, by the middle of the book, the unnecessary repetition was too much a ...more
I would like to give this 4.5 stars (and I may up my rating). For me, having read through a fair amount of "classic" business strategy and strategic thinking books and leadership books, ...more
The 'Castle on a Hill" stories are a bit much but overall, a decent, worthwhile read.
Much of her recent work has focused on organizationa ...more