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- Justifying stakeholder consultation in strategy development
- Just how JEDI are you? How to embed Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in your ways of working (from The Ready)
- Strategy governance from the boardroom to front-line teams
- Engaging middle managers in strategy
- Chain of beliefs in strategy
- Tesler’s Law of the Conservation of Complexity
- Chesterton’s Fence
- Illusory superiority – a lesson from behavioural economics
- The most important thing I learned this month – ‘process accountability’
- How quantity trumps quality
- What kind of strategist are you?
- The six roles required for strategy development
- Framing: a lesson from behavioural economic
- Using framing as a model to inject creativity into strategy development
- The case for strategy workshops
- The synergy of Virgin Atlantic’s ‘double helix’ strategy
- Digital avoidance strategy
- The front-line paradox
- Five strategy lessons from Amazon that we can all learn from
- The VACU model for strategic risk assessment
- What is Confirmation Bias and why is it important in strategy work?
- Leadership lessons from Buurtzorg.
- How digital should your strategy be?
- Innovation environments must be safe-to-fail
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