Strategy on a Page : 5 Steps to Create a Winning Strategy

Every year the strategy space continues to grow. It is common nowadays to see a CSO, Chief Strategy Officer, at almost every large cooperation around the world. Incredible when you consider 15 years ago the role almost didn’t exist. After immersing myself within the strategy space, I truly believe all businesses will succeed if theyContinue reading “Strategy on a Page : 5 Steps to Create a Winning Strategy”

University Strategic Planning Framework: 4 Challenges Solved

Universities are hugely important to our economy, society and our nations growth. Today, Universities face major shifts in economics, politics and technology, further compounded by increased competition on the global stage. It is vital that the University Strategic Planning Framework and the University strategic planning process combine to deliver positive results. This article presents 4Continue reading “University Strategic Planning Framework: 4 Challenges Solved”

Strategic Framework Unlocked: 6 You Should Know!

A 20th Century French poet by the name of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry once said “A goal without a plan is just a wish”. While Mr Saint-Exupéry ‘s message is a good life lesson, it fails to mention any of the trouble of putting a plan and the elements of strategy together. How often do youContinue reading “Strategic Framework Unlocked: 6 You Should Know!”

PGPA Act and 6 Strategic Government Challenges

PGPA Act – 6 Strategic Government Challenges As per the PGPA Act, agencies plan in order to achieve their objectives and report on their KPIs. To achieve positive outcomes Governments and Agencies need to work together to align their plans. Below are some of the key areas in which agencies should focus to ensure theyContinue reading “PGPA Act and 6 Strategic Government Challenges”

Strategic Objectives Guide: Foundation for Success

Billionaire and founder of Craigslist, Craig Newmark once attributed his success to a mixture of luck and persistence. While I can be on board with the persistence message, the whole idea that luck is something you need to succeed is just absurd to me. From our eyes at Skefto success in business is achieved whenContinue reading “Strategic Objectives Guide: Foundation for Success”

Local Government Act – 6 Challenges for Councils

Local Government Act – 6 Challenges for Councils The Local Government Act requires that councils maintain systems of planning and reporting to meet its legal requirements. For this to occur, officers, managers, executive teams, auditors, committees, and Council must align. Below are some of the key challenges being faced by the sector to meet theContinue reading “Local Government Act – 6 Challenges for Councils”

6 Features of Strategic Planning

6 Features of Strategic Planning There is no doubt strategic planning is a major part of our future. Successful businesses are spending more time on strategic planning than ever before. Planning is required in order to effectively respond and adapt to a fast changing market place that is becoming more complex with each day thatContinue reading “6 Features of Strategic Planning”

Resilience, Strategy, and Risk

One thing we all know about the concept of resilience is that it has been around for a very long time. Those that have shown an innate resilience have survived and prospered. However, others that have struggled to embrace it have become irrelevant or extinct. There is no doubt that resilience is key to ourContinue reading “Resilience, Strategy, and Risk”