Strategy development beyond 2023

Strategy, for me, is the adaptable path towards a vision. For many companies, however, certain things, like their business model and pricing structures, are almost set in stone, which eliminates this element of adaptability. Read about the five elements I look at in a strategy development process.

SMART²: The missing dimension of SMART goals

Many organizations use the acronym SMART to define how goals are best defined, where SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-based. In fact, I myself used SMART goal setting as an employee and as a manager. Now, as…

Creating value during a slowdown: 5 tips

A production slowdown is a perfect opportunity to re-direct resources to mandates that generate strategic advantages and long-term, sustainable increases in profitability….in addition to cementing employee and customer loyalty. Here are five ideas that can be implemented virtually and which…