Mark Twain wrote in his autobiography; “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” He gives credit to Benjamin Disraeli for the insight, so I’ll credit...

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By Louise at Adura Strategy Leaders seem to invest an inordinate amount of time in developing strategy and plans, but neglect to provide a systematic approach and direction for...

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To make a measurable impact, Executives need to master evidence-based leadership. Create a high-performance culture, and measurable success by ensuring that your leaders know how strategy impacts their organisation’s...

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Not all goals are easy to measure. In a world where customer satisfaction, employee engagement and customer loyalty are becoming increasingly important measures of business success how do you...

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Strategy execution more often than not feels like work, rather than true execution. Sometimes it feels like rework, when we keep redesigning it. Other times it feels like guesswork,...

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I fundamentally disagree that we should be striving to hit our targets each month (or whatever frequency we measure at). Natural variability guarantees it’s purely a fluke if we...

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In short, Strategic Management is practiced by the most successful organisations in the world. It’s how they set and achieve their goals. Strategic Management is a continuous process. An...

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In my last few articles, I’ve talked a lot about the use of PuMP as a methodology for designing meaningful measures for change projects. This brings me to another...

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Everyone loves a ‘strategy’ day – discussing ideas animatedly; writing on whiteboards and post-its; and making a fantastic plan for the year ahead. The problem comes once the dust...

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One of my fellow PuMP practicioners, Mark Hocknell wrote this blog and I thought I’d share it with you.  Mark has never been a fan of the term ‘KPI’,...

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