How Agility and Alignment Impact Organizational Resilience

Organizational resilience is critical for businesses to adapt to sudden change and disruptions. Many businesses are familiar with operational efficiency which focuses on running an efficient operation and minimizing costs. Operational resilience, on the other hand, is about readiness to make adjustments in a succinct manner. Businesses adapt when faced… [More]

Talent Strategy for the Evolving Business Landscape

Businesses have adapted swiftly over the past couple of years. Technologies were introduced to enable remote work. Processes were changed to ensure customers were not impacted. Employees’ responsibilities were modified to satisfy shifting needs. Lessons learned are invaluable for businesses to prepare for the future. As market dynamics continue to… [More]

Delivering Overlooked Value to Get Ahead of Competition

Customers are informed and savvy buyers. Their evolving expectations are intertwined with their personal and professional experiences. For businesses to keep up with customers’ evolving expectations, it is a marathon of delivering value. Delivering consistent value is a minimum requirement. To be able to identify and deliver overlooked value competitors… [More]

Mindset Shifts for a Robust Operation

  Global supply chain issues have generated ripple effects from widespread shortages of raw materials and products. Escalating wages have businesses competing for talent. The hybrid work model changes operating processes. Technology advances quickly but the workforce might not be prepared for it. Businesses need to adapt swiftly and become… [More]

How to Build Differentiating Business Capabilities

Business capabilities form the foundation to create, deliver, and support the products and services a business offers. These capabilities include core competencies that enable the business to differentiate itself from competition. To build true differentiating capabilities, businesses need to keep these four areas in mind. Reimagine the future with no… [More]

How to Improve Organization Alignment

Organization alignment is a critical success factor for accelerated growth. When the management team endorses the strategic plan, it is only the beginning. The business needs to align investment, initiatives, and day-to-day operations succinctly across the whole organization to execute the strategy. The larger the organization, the more challenging to… [More]

How to Achieve High Performance through Causal Actions

With objectives set for the year, businesses need to have a solid plan of action before execution begins. How do you determine what would be the best course of action? Which initiatives do you invest in to achieve the optimal return on investment? Ideas for action are abundant. But causal… [More]

Identify – and mitigate – risks to strategies

In comparing alternatives, a pros and cons comparison is often used to determine which alternative is more favorable. This exercise is straightforward and quick to do. For businesses that want to do a more objective assessment, they build a model to assign scores to the different factors. Through the process,… [More]

3 Elements of Customer Obsession

Businesses exist to serve the customers. This principle forms a key driving force for strategy development. When a business obsesses over customers, it has a laser focus on doing what is best for customers. This laser focus facilitates prioritization of product development, investments, and operational decisions. There are 3 key… [More]

How to Prioritize What to Preserve, Strengthen, and Transform for Your Business

  The strategic roadmap for a business evolves to align with customer needs and technology advancement. There are many variables to consider. It is a complex, yet manageable process to sieve through options. A central idea to incorporate in the strategy development process is to evaluate and prioritize what you… [More]

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