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The Power of Visual Strategy

Like compulsive hoarders, many organizations collect goals and objectives. These compete for resources. There are no clear priorities. There is no sense of purpose. I use the analogy of a coin jar. We keep throwing coins on the pile. Can we make sense of the confusion? Yes, by connecting the dots. Outcomes can be linked…
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Playing a Game Without Rules

Calvinball Cartoonist Bill Watterson drew the Calvin and Hobbes comic ...
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Preparing for a Future That Will Never Happen

Humans are unique in their ability to imagine the future. We ...
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The Ghost in the Machine

Organizations exist because they allow us to do things together ...
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Why Strategies Fail

Most strategies fail. Estimates range from 50% to 90%. Why? ...
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Firefighting team

What makes a team a team?

There are many ways of defining a team.  One widely ...
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Taking on a Challenge

Many organizations are stuck. They’re held captive by the status ...
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5 Tips for Getting the Most out of High-Performance Individuals

You all know them. High performing people that seem way ...
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Maintaining Community Momentum Over the Long Haul

Do you want to double, or even triple your capacity ...
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Why We Should Rethink Teams?

Rethink your Teams and tap into a well of hidden ...
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