Perfection. It sounds so desirable, but while most know that perfection is not possible, many leaders still strive for it. The question is, Should a leader strive for perfection all the time? Striving for perfection means targeting that tiny pinpoint in the middle of the bullseye. While some situations call for pinpoint perfection, the rest […]
If you’re tired of feeling scattered and stressed about implementation, try the following tips: 1. Break the cycle of everyone scattering to get back to “work” after strategic planning As you are scheduling your strategic planning process, simultaneously schedule solid blocks of time for key stakeholders to get together and think strategically about implementation. One […]
Yes, there can be competitive advantages in what feels like a commoditized industry. One effective competitive advantage is a disciplined approach to strategic implementation. This c. notes highlights 6 organizational habits required by executives who have decided to make strategic implementation a competitive advantage. To read this article and others, please visit our c. notes page.
Now that the beginning of the year is upon us, many of the key projects that came out of strategic planning in 2018 are kicking off. It’s an exciting time! Unfortunately, not all of those key projects will be completed successfully, many will result in schedule and budget overruns, and some will extract significant pain […]
After financial institutions implement a new loan origination system, core system, or other system, a number of them discover they’re not really getting what they wanted out of the new technology. Taking a few key steps before the RFP is written can prevent this all-too-common disappointment and waste of resources. Improve management of your RFP […]