The Pantheon in Rome is an ancient structure that displays architectural and engineering excellence. The circular dome consumed over 4,500 metric tons of concrete. The base of the dome is over 20 feet deep, tapering to just under 4 feet to the top around the centre oculus. It is the… [More]
As the year comes to a close, many of us take the time to reflect on the accomplishments for the past year. There would be moments of joy, great pride, and embarrassment. The exercise could be revealing. You learn what has gone well and identify the big, unexpected ‘aha’ ideas…. [More]
Connie outlines the 6 steps for strategy formulation. This is part 3 of the 3-part podcast series on strategy.
Strategy serves as a beacon for a business. Connie explains why it is important. This is part 2 of a 3-part podcast series on strategy.
Connie defines what business strategy is. This is part 1 of a 3-part podcast series on strategy.
The strategy for a business defines the scope of product and market the business would pursue. They in turn determine the capabilities required for execution. The business environment is dynamic; opportunities are vast and unanticipated changes could arise any time. A business could steer off course when its strategy is… [More]
Connie explains the three top reasons for a company’s demise. Lack of a strategy Not able to act quickly Poor management of finances
Upon its announcement of the departing CEO Christine Day, Lululemon’s stock price took a deep dive of 18%. The company has built a loyal customer base for its yoga wear. It has recovered nicely from an earlier kerfuffle around its ultra sheer luon yoga pants. The surprising announcement got the… [More]
Connie explains why organizations must have a clearly mapped out mission and strategy. 1. Defined goals 2. Clear direction 3. Criteria for setting priorities 4. Filters for decision making 5. Guidance on day-to-day operations
Connie shares tips on how to get work done when faced with the challenge of having limited resources. 1. Revisit priorities 2. Review the timeline 3. Filter unnecessary work 4. Improve efficiency 5. Outsource to a 3rd party 6. Borrow resources from other areas 7. Get temporary help
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