Is Your Strategy Strategic?

There are many “experts” out there talking about strategy, and they all think they've cornered the market on the perfect approach. Instead of telling you how to develop your strategy, I challenge you to consider if your strategy is strategic. Use these five questions to help!

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Jeff Shannon
If you're explaining, you're losing.

Credibility is the single most important asset in leading a business or building a career. The questions included here are designed and tested to help you assess your credibility and give you some ideas on how you might grow your credibility and, as a result, increase your influence in your company.

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Jeff Shannon
How Spicy Do You Want It?

The thing about straight talk is it requires a tremendous amount of bravery and grace to do it. It’s like ordering dinner at a Thai Restaurant. You know how the wait staff asks, “How spicy do you want it?”

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Nicole Bianchi
Should You Write a Letter to Your Team?

Regular letter to employees might be beneficial to a team, company or organization. Right away, the challenge I see is that it would be difficult for most leaders because it would force them to be clear about their goals, strategies, and priorities.

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Jeff Shannon