March 22, 2016
During my readings I came across two very different quotas about the problem with strategy and boxes or categories. Strategic thinking and mental boxes are two things that don’t fit together very well. There is the problem that we are … Continue reading
September 23, 2015
In the course of our working life, we sometimes come across some words of wisdom and advice that simply stick. They give us guidance and help us to overcome obstacles. In this post, I share the four most valuable pieces … Continue reading
September 9, 2015
The business world is trimmed on maximum efficiency. Why would you waste your time when there are plenty of support tools, designed to help you become more efficient? Time is a limited resource. Businesses aim to utilize their scarce resources … Continue reading
July 21, 2015
Comments Off on Should strategists have answers or questions?
Strategists always are some sort of consultant. They help businesses make their way into the future. A consultant should have in-depth specialist knowledge, shouldn’t he? So a strategist is mostly expected to provide answers to existential questions like What will … Continue reading
May 21, 2015
Comments Off on Can you learn strategy from case studies?
Did you ever have to solve a case study? Did you ever ask yourself if the time it took to read a case study was a good investment? Did you ever wonder if business schools really can teach their students … Continue reading
October 30, 2013
Comments Off on Did you already write your failure resume?
Last week I read an article at fastcompany.com about failure portfolios. This is another interesting idea that takes a well-known concept one step further. We all know that our failures and mistakes are a great chance to learn something. Contemplations … Continue reading
July 25, 2013
Comments Off on More benefits from knowledge management
Knowledge management is an important approach for organizations to manage their insights and experiences. Hence it can play a vital role in the strategic management of a firm, in particular in the area of maintaining and developing competitive advantages. In … Continue reading