Strategic Thinking & Planning

Play in the absence of fear

Play in the absence of fear

Over the past year and a half, there were almost too many situations that altered our personal and professional lives. In working nationally with leaders throughout this past year, I noticed a common theme that continued to arise: pressure. We all deal with pressure...

Penny wise and pound foolish

Penny wise and pound foolish

In March 2015, Bill Gates delivered a TED Talk, where he seemed to predict the global pandemic, COVID-19. Nearly everything he talked about during that video became a reality in 2020. During his 2015 presentation, Gates did not know exactly how much of an investment...

It’s time to sprint

It’s time to sprint

I may be showing my age, but I can still remember teaching one of my first strategic management courses at the local university back in the late 1990s. The concept of business strategy has always been a main topic in any management course. However, over the years, the...