Occasionally I come across small companies who are trying to emulate their business heroes in their strategies, often to the detriment of their current situation.  Yes, companies like Google,...

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“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” Winston Churchill. Strategic Planning has become almost fashionable in the world of business. Companies of all sizes focus...

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There are two terms in Performance reporting that are used interchangeably, but they shouldn’t be. Evaluation and Measurement are very similar processes, but they have important differences. Which process...

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Since 2015, evidence based policymaking (EBP) has become a key focus for many UK government bodies, where researchers are being tasked with helping to bridge the evidence-policy gap.  In...

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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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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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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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I wish I had a simple, definitive definition of what a ‘goal’ is for you and your business – but there are so many different applications of the term....

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PuMP creator, Stacey Barr, has just published a great article on making sure that your goals are clear and measurable. As it serves as a nice follow-on to my...

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One of the methodologies I use, PuMP® was created by Stacey Barr, the performance measurement specialist living in Brisbane, Australia.  There are other PuMP® consultants across the globe including...

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