Business Strategy

  • Why innovation remains elusive

    If I think about why innovation is so elusive -- the things that prevent a company from building deep innovation capability, it would come down to a half-dozen critical things that are interrelated

  • The (real) starting point for strategy

    "If I had the key members of your executive suite all in the same room, would they all be able to articulate the essence of your current strategy clearly and consistently?" I asked the executive vice president of strategy

  • Five myths about purpose

    Everyone wants and needs to find purpose in their work. But according to Aaron Hurst, doing so requires shattering some common myths about finding purpose

  • Strategy isn't just for the C-suite

    A significant portion of my strategy development work is with internal functions, a click or two below corporate and business unit strategy: marketing, human resources, purchasing, and even internal strategy groups

  • Too much flexibility?

    Are your employees taking a flexible work policy too far? Anna O'Dea offers some tips for getting productivity back without taking away this desirable benefit