Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning with Stephen Lynch – proven frameworks to create and execute your strategic plan

Military Strategy vs Business Strategy

How applicable is Military Strategy to Business Strategy?

Business Lessons from a Champion Bodybuilder

Business lessons from competitive bodybuilding: Setting a BHAG, Core vs Non-Core Activities, Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

Annual Strategic Planning

A proven process to run your annual strategic planning meeting and create a winning strategy that will set you up for future success in your industry

Business Lessons from Team of Teams

McChrystal is a controversial character, but there were great takeaways in this book. Here is my summary of the key business lessons from Team of Teams

Overcoming Cognitive Bias

In this article, I focus on a selection of cognitive biases and provide suggestions for how to inoculate ourselves from them

Survivorship Bias – Don’t Believe the Hype

Survivorship bias is our tendency to study the people or companies who “survived” or were victorious while ignoring those that failed. Learn why this is a mistake.

Business Nantucket Sleighride

Beware of chasing large enterprise “whale” customers lest they drag you on a business Nantucket Sleighride

Business Lessons from Navy SEALs

My summary of the book Extreme Ownership and the key business lessons from Navy SEALs

The Tyranny of Metrics (Book Review)

The side-effects of poor metric choices. Beware of letting measures replace your good judgment of “What is the right thing to do here?”

What is a Strategic Project?

A client asked, “What is the difference between a Strategic Project and a regular Project?” Here are my definitions: