Strategy = Execution Soft is hard and hard is soft: Balance is everything. Hard or soft? It’s a false dilemma, because you can also systematically invest in and develop soft skills. Multinationals like Shell prepare all their new ventures and takeovers extremely well and evaluate them thoroughly afterwards. As it turns out, too few of […]
Modern strategy execution in the New Normal requires a fundamentally different way of working. Nowadays, the equation that works is Strategy = Execution.
Being selective is a precondition for maximizing your chances of success in strategy execution. This blog post will show you how. This is the step you take in Building Block 2 of the Strategy Execution Model.
In strategy-setting we invariably have to address the Big Why. In Building Block 1 of the process I discuss in Strategy = Execution, I dissect how organizations go about formulating their ambitions and plotting their strategic course.
There are many big trends in the corporate world, but the biggest is digital innovation. The kind of innovation we need now is digital transformation. Customers’ fundamental needs require radical, digital innovation from every organization.
Strategie = Execution Winning combination: Minimal design (MVP) paired with appropriate scaling One of the questions professionals most frequently ask about strategy execution is how Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) and Scaling Methods are interrelated. I discussed these two topics separately in my book Strategy = Execution, but did not explain in detail how they’re linked […]
For the 3rd year in a row, management professionals have voted Turner Strategy Execution the top strategic consultancy firm in the Netherlands in the MT1000 poll.
Turner has been ranked No. 1 for three consecutive times in the MT1000, an annual survey of corporate services clients. We rank first in the strategy consulting category and have the highest client satisfaction rating of any consulting firm. In addition, we receive high ratings for client focus, execution and product. What is the story behind this fine achievement?
One important factor determining the success of your strategy execution is your ability to avoid creating an indistinguishable mess. Mess, you say? Yes, exactly. Avoid creating a muddle. This means you need to make a clear distinction between realizing the objectives for your existing organizations and realizing new initiatives best run in separate projects.
Massive government IT projects that get bogged down, private sector mergers that never deliver the projected synergies, big restructurings that go off the rails, and cultural change programs that evaporate into thin air.