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Posts in the Organizational Modeling Category

Which Comes First…Strategy or Structure?

Strategic planning is the ‘what’ people do together to create a future.  Culture is ‘why’ people want to associate with you to create that future together.  We can have a strategic plan that may be the best and greatest direction but if the people don’t want to help you it won’t happen.  The other way […]

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    There are 450 Strategic Platforms…Which One Is For You?

    There are 450 strategic platforms.  Which one do I pick for my company?  Which one works with my business model?  Which one works with the skill level of my employees?  Which one will get me where I want to go? All are questions I should never stop asking, yet I can’t investigate every strategic model, […]

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      What causes misalignment?

      1. Too many new ideas, no habits are formed for a strong foundation. 2. Lack of strategic framework. A framework helps you place new knowledge into the proper category, discipline or function. 3. Lack of a process, most organizations have not developed a process for the integration of new ideas or knowledge into the organization. […]

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        How To Be an Efficient and Effective CEO

        PART II: The One-to-One: How to Coach Your Direct Reports This is the second in a three-part series on how CEO’s can become more focused, efficient and effective in their role as CEO. Part one is The Six Essential Roles of the CEO. In today’s business environment, one of the most important roles CEOs can […]

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          What Is Your Competitive Advantage? …your people!

          Evolution of Growth… Strategic planning is the ‘what’ people do together to create a future.  Culture is ‘why’ people want to associate with you to create that future together.  We can have a strategic plan that may be the best and greatest direction but if the people don’t want to help you it won’t happen.  […]

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            How to Integrate Strategy, Culture, and Accountability

            In one of the LinkedIn discussion groups focusing on Cultural Change and Strategic Planning, the question was asked “What tools do you use to bring the three areas of growth together (people, strategy, accountability)? Thank you Ray (client) for your comments and question. We use a few tools, an Execution Roadmap which is similar to […]

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              Is Your Strategy Executable?

              Recently there seems to be quite a bit of discussion around strategy execution, strategy design, and culture all as separate distinct items.  When actually they are related and connected at the hip.  It is when we separate them that they don’t work so well.  We cannot look at them in isolation. There are excellent tools […]

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                Leaders Laboratory Creating The Future

                  Leaders Laboratory and The Future of Work, Thank you to so many of you who are supporting the activities of Leaders Laboratory and the Future of Work, we have had a great first year and establishing great work for the upcoming year.  We are making a difference in the companies and communities we serve. This blog […]

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                  Leaders Leading The Way…

                  Last week the Leaders Laboratory group of CEO’s met to discuss future discoveries for the group. To remain innovative, excited, energetic and to continue creating the future – groups may change shape as trust builds and a joint purpose develops. We came together several months as a Leaders test Laboratory, to explore new structures and […]

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                    Leaders Leading The Way in “Future of Work”

                    Detroit, Michigan, — CEO’s working together to create a new future in the way work gets done in Southeast Michigan. In a survey conducted by Right Management, a global leader in talent management, indicates 96% of U.S. companies lack sufficient leaders.                             […]

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