Strategic planning is a process of defining and executing a long-term vision for an organization, based on its mission, values, goals and in consideration of the external environment in which it operates. It helps align the organization’s resources, capabilities, and activities with its desired outcomes and creates a sustainable dynamic […]

A strategy is a prediction about the future. It is a hypothesis that can be tested in small pilots and pivoted over time. A good strategy should be formulated as an if-then statement that specifies the internal actions and external conditions that will lead to your expected results. A powerful strategy […]

Almost 20 years ago, a British mathematician and entrepreneur in the field of data science stated that “Data is the new oil.” At the time, it was a very provocative statement. These days, this quote rings true and has largely been validated. Oil contributes to economic results. In raw form, […]

A recent article in Time Magazine suggests that humans now have an attention span that is less than that of a goldfish. Apparently, the easily-distracted goldfish has an attention span of nine seconds, and according to a study by Microsoft, us humans can only pay attention for eight seconds. That […]

Leading tech companies often have employees engage in innovative work as part of their weekly routines. Whether it is part of their job description or a certain number of hours per week that they dedicate to exploratory projects, this time is usually focused on helping to achieve a long term […]

Did you know that what happens inside your company only impacts about 55% of the overall performance of your firm? Approximately 45% of your firm’s performance can be explained by what is happening outside of your company, in your industry or by other things outside of your control. A PESTEL […]