Strategy Execution

PSGS 040: 3 Sure Fire Tactics To Align Culture With Strategy

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According to Forbes magazine, “65% of organizations have an agreed-upon strategy but only 14% of employees understand it, and less than 10% of all organizations successfully execute it.”

As a kid, my family loved taking trips to see extended family and friends and more than a few were trips out of state. Growing up in central Florida meant spending lots of time on the road. One thing I remember my father doing, before these trips, was to get the car aligned. I learned later in life that alignment prolonged our tires and created a safer drive to our new destination.

Alignment isn’t just for cars; organizations need it too. Follow these steps for your organization before embarking on a journey of change.

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PSGS 039: Expert Interview with Stuart Easton - Strategic Alignment Really Matters!

Strategic Alignment

Today we are speaking with Stuart Easton he is the CEO of TransparentChoice and is a veteran of the software space. His back ground includes stints working on reporting and data analytics and he is passionate about improving business outcomes for his customers. Stuart lives in the UK and enjoys hiking, mountain biking and playing with his kids. This recording will be our 3rd discussion, and we have a lot to chat about, so let gets started.

   

 

Gerald:               Okay. Today we are speaking with Stuart Easton. He is the CEO of TransparentChoice and is a veteran in the software space. His background includes stints working on reporting and data analytics. He's passionate about improving business outcomes for his customers. Stuart lives in the UK and enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and playing with this kids. This recording will be our third discussion around the area of project, program, and portfolio management, and specifically today around AHP, analytic hierarchy processing.

                             So let's get started. We have a lot to chat about. So let's get started. We're going to be talking about strategic alignment. Stuart, good morning. How are you today?

Stuart:                 Good morning, Gerald. Third conversation and I'm still struggling to teach you the Queen's English. But we will get there, don't worry.

Gerald:               I'm going to work on that, eh? I'm not sure if that's Queen's English or Canadian.

                             All right. So we have a lot to talk about with our important topic, which is strategic alignment. PMI just put out a lot of really good data about that. Do you want to share that with us?

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PSGS 033: Expert Interview with Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez Awarded The Prestigious Thinkers50

Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez is the world’s leading champion of project management and strategy implementation.

Antonio Nieto-RodriguezBorn in Madrid, Spain, and educated in Germany, Mexico, Italy and the United States, Antonio is an Economists and has an MBA from London Business School, currently pursuing a PhD in Strategy and is fluent in five languages.

He is the creator of concepts such as the Hierarchy of Purpose, or the Project Manifesto; which argues that projects are the lingua franca of the business and personal worlds from the C-suite to managing your career or relationships.

 

Antonio has been recently awarded the title of Thinker of the Month by the prestigious Thinkers50, who identifies the most influential management thinkers in the world, including Michael Porter, Clayton Christensen, Rita McGrath.

 

He is the author of the best-selling book “The Focused Organization

HBR Article:         How to Prioritize Your Company’s Projects

Thinkers50:         thinkers50.com/thinker-of-the-month-archives

Website & Book:  www.antonionietorodriguez.com

LinkedIn & Blog:  be.linkedin.com/in/antonionietorodriguez

Twitter:               @ANietoRodriguez

Youtube:             The Strategy Execution Channel by Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez 

Think Tank:         StrateXecution 

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