Tag Archives: strategic change
Posted on17. Mar, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
At the beginning of this three part blog series, I shared that 70% of changes executives attempt to make in the business fail. It’s unconscionable that such an investment continues to happen without more decision makers changing how they cause change. The high failure rate can be reduced. In this final post in the series, [...]
Posted on14. Mar, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
In businesses of all sizes leaders must be smart about how they introduce changes. Additionally, this new era in business calls for deepened knowledge to introduce changes using tactics that make them stick. Last week I introduced Defy the Odds – a three-part post that explores seven areas leaders in this new era assess, plan, [...]
Posted on03. Jan, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
The start of a new year is an accepted event when we’re all given a clean slate to explore what’s possible. The annual ritual can be a source of optimism or a source of anxiety and a reminder of what we’re not doing. The latter is really a defeatist approach to growth or dare I [...]
Posted on16. Nov, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
A business strategy is no good without people. Management can create a compelling reason for shifts in the business for 2011, but without engagement by staff into those changes, stellar strategy becomes stagnant strategy. By stagnant I mean that the strategic ideas and related tactics become fodder for water cooler conversation. Something like, “Did you [...]