Strategy Archive

Keys to Captivating an Audience

The webinar, “Keys to CAPTIVATING an Audience:  Engaging Head & Heart…Spirit & Soul,” led by Mark Gorkin, the Stress Doc ™, focused on three basic questions: 1.  Are you courageously developing and purposefully and passionately bringing your unique energy, experience, and expertise? 2.  Are you truly “being heard or are you just making noise”? 3. 

How to create & lead ELITE Teams to Business Success

In the 21st Century, technological and social advancements are transforming the business landscape. The world is moving towards an era where the necessity of developing high performance teams is requisite for success. The problem is, people are complex creatures and as the team grow the entrepreneur or business leader crashes into what I call, the

Tips to Grow your Cultural Currency for Business Success

While international business affords tremendous opportunity for growth and prosperity, often those opportunities are not fully realized. Cultural differences between strategic partners can serve as barriers to successful collaborative initiatives. Developing cross cultural competence is a life-long learning effort that can lead down a long path of workshops, how-to books, and frustrating experiences. Because executives

Why Strategic Planning Fails

It goes without saying that most successful businesses are good operators. In those organizations, the owner or CEO usually has a clear vision of the future, and sometimes even a sound strategy to get there. So why is it, that corporate surveys found that 90% of companies don’t execute their strategic plan successfully, and 95%

How to enjoy and succeed at work and life

1.FUEL FOR THE FIRE – glance back and see what you can do now, compared to your first day in your business. 2.HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE FUTURE? – feelings are important but we are not slaves to them; we can change how we feel about work and life. 3. THERE’S A “YOU” SHAPE

How to plan and run your M&A Integration

M&A integration are often the most complex, sensitive and risky programs that an organisation will undertake. In addition to this, the timescales are tight and inflexible, resources may be unmotivated and few people have the experience of this non business-as-usual process. For this reason, historically, many integration have failed to achieve their stated objectives, whether

How to Deliver the Mercedes-Benz Customer Experience

Most business leaders understand that in order to differentiate their brand from competitors, they need more than an outstanding product – they must also deliver a relevant and engaging customer experience. In fact, according to Forrester Research, 92% of leaders have positioned customer experience excellence as a strategic priority. Despite this prioritization, consumer research suggests

How To Create A Coaching Culture: A UAE Case Study

The Benefits Of A Coaching Culture: If I asked you today to give us a quick estimate of the 3 E’s, Engagement, Enthusiasm and Empowerment, what percentage of your staff would you cite as being over 80% on all 3?  If you are thinking that you might not get near the 50% mark with the