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Re-invigorating Strategic Initiatives – How to keep moving forward

What do you do when progress is slowing on your key strategic initiatives?  Leaving your strategic planning session, your team was motivated to get the key strategic initiatives completed.  Action plans complete, resources allocated, and everything was moving forward.  But now, after several months, forward progress has slowed.  Team members have gotten bogged down by […]

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Technology and Labor Trends – Can this Combination Generate Opportunities for Your Business?

Technology and labor trends -Is your company seeing these trends? Many experienced workers are retiring from the workforce, often taking critical knowledge with them. Hiring difficulty: especially among the skilled trades. Well, your customers also face these trends – how can you help?  Can you design products/services that will help alleviate these issues for your […]

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What is your Twenty-Mile March?

 By Denise Harrison Disciplined action is the key to your success – Jim Collins highlighted its importance in a recent speech.  How can you use this concept to ratchet up your team’s performance? A twenty-mile march – what is it? The concept of a twenty-mile march is to set a goal to reach consistently over […]

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What Happens When the Host Country Environment Changes? A Tale of Currency Devaluation You Have Successfully Outsourced – Part Two

By Denise Harrison Note:  This post is part of a series of posts from Denise A. Harrison’s article What happens When the Host Country Environment Changes originally posted in Compass Points in November 2004.  Part One introduced the topic and discussed how Competition, Customers, Technology and the Economy will respond.  In this part, we will discuss The assumptions we made, Strategic Options, […]

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What Happens When the Host Country Environment Changes? A Tale of Currency Devaluation You Have Successfully Outsourced – Part One

By Denise A. Harrison Note:  This post is the first in a series of posts from Denise A. Harrison’s article What happens When the Host Country Environment Changes originally posted in Compass Points in November 2004.  Part One will introduce the topic, discuss how Competition, Customers, Technology and the Economy will respond. Yes, it sounds terrific, you successfully set up […]

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