Kicking off a strategy initiative is one of the more vexing challenges in all of business. Aside from widespread confusion or disagreement over what strategy really is, there are the human issues around ego, politics and power that naturally emerge when the idea of a course correction or change in the business is in the air.
The video offers some thoughts on the swirl that often surrounds a new strategy initiative and includes 3 “simple but not simplistic” ideas for getting started and building a collaborative and cohesive process.
(Note from Art: this is one of a new family of videos I am releasing to my YouTube channel. The content is mostly informational with a 7-second pitch at the end. I do have to make a living!)
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Art Petty serves senior executives and management teams as a performance coach and strategy facilitator. Art is a popular speaker and workshop presenter focusing on helping professionals and organizations learn to survive and thrive in an era of change. Additionally, Art’s books are widely used in leadership development programs. To learn more or discuss a challenge, contact Art.
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