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You’re Doing It Wrong: Strategic vs. Operational Goals

[Infographic] You’re Doing It Wrong: Strategic vs. Operational Goals

¨A goal is a dream with a deadline.¨ Napoleon Hill  Any organization needs to have a strategy and respective strategic goals, however, on most strategy maps the focus is on incremental operational objectives that can rarely result into sustainable profitability.  Strategic vs. Operational Intuitively anyone recognizes the contrast between operational and strategic:

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Info Graphic: From Strategy Definition to Execution

5 steps to prepare business strategy for an execution

This info-graphic is based on the article “5 must-follow steps to prepare business strategy for an execution.” Continue reading an original article.

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5 Must-Follow Steps to Prepare Business Strategy for an Execution

5 steps to prepare business  strategy for an execution

We often hear business professionals talking about vision, mission, strategy maps, SWOT analysis, risk management, or using strategy execution frameworks like Balanced Scorecard. There are many business tools that help to understand company’s challenges better, formulate its strategy, and achieve desired outcomes. To use these tools efficiently and effectively, it’s

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3 Generic Strategies That Need to Exist in Any Business

Focus on generic strategy, but don

“The formulation of strategy is an art. The description of the strategy, however, should not be an art.” The Strategy Focused Organization [1] The questions related to a strategy are fundamental ones. We can talk a lot about vision, objectives, and KPIs, but the ultimate goal of these discussions is a well formulated strategy that

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A Journey From a Bad KPI to an Excellent Strategy

A journey from a bad KPI to an excellent strategy

I was reached by a potential client from a Spain-based manufacturing company. He asked me for advice about a better kind of KPI. After a short review of the situation we agreed to have a short Skype session. At the scheduled time, Pablo called me. We exchanged impressions about living and

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