Clarify the Win

Over the weekend I read a fabulous book!  The 7 Practices of Effective Ministry"   Really, really helpful.  Think about the simplicity of Practice #1:  Clarify the win.  Here’s a definition:  "communicating to your team what is really important and what

What is Strategy?

I just read a great article by Michael E. Porter, "What is Strategy?" It was referred to in The Strategy-Focused Organization, a very helpful book that I’ve been working my way through.  The Porter article is very insightful, tremendously helpful

Monday, June 13, 2005 Later the same day.  The question about the customer really is central.  We all ought to be asking ourselves whether we’re actually succeeding at what we’re setting out to do.  But to ask that question…we need

Strategy

Monday, June 13, 2005 Ok, here’s the thing.  I know I need to do this.  But I don’t yet know how it will work.  Let’s try it and find out. I do know I need to start the conversation by