Blog

27
May

Starting To Feel Like Summer

5 reasons why getting outside more will benefit ourselves and our work:

  1. Improves short-term memory
  2. Restores mental energy
  3. Relieves stress
  4. Reduces inflammation
  5. Improves concentration and focus

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Source: http://www.techinsider.io/scientific-benefits-of-nature-outdoors-2016-4

25
May

Quick Trick

This is one way to keep meetings short! #innovative #team #stragility #energize 

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19
May

The Stragility Sweet Spot

Stragility is the sweet spot of our new Stragility Skills diagram! Love to hear what you think!

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17
May

Quote

Thank you to my EMBA class for capturing this phrase I happened to say in class…

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13
May

Eric Jacobson Book Review

So pleased Eric Jacobson reviewed Stragility: Excelling at Strategic Changes in his Management and Leadership blog! Here are a couple takeaways from the article:

  1. Constantly adjust
  2. Engage sponsors and promoters
  3. Ignite passion through the “why” and use story

Check it out: https://ericjacobsononmanagement.blogspot.com/2016/05/stragility-is-key-to-competitive.html

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11
May

Skip Prichard Interview

Ellen and Lisa were interviewed by Skip Prichard on Excelling at Strategic Changes with Stragility. Beyond the 4 Stragility skills they also focused on:

  1. Creating passion for change
  2. Applying Stragility on a smaller scale
  3. Sunsetting the unnecessary

To read more go to: http://www.skipprichard.com/excelling-at-strategic-changes-with-stragility/

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9
May

Upcoming Event!

Feeling frustrated that so many critical strategic changes fail – on average 70%?  Know your organization needs constant reinvention but not sure how to go about it?  Looking for fresh new ideas to expand your leadership skill set and leverage new sources of competitive advantage?  Feel like celebrating spring and networking with a great group of like-minded professionals over wine and cheese?

Ellen Auster and Lisa Hillenbrand will be sharing a preview of their new book  
Stragility: Excelling at Strategic Changes.  Forbes Magazine called the book “a vital and practical guide to taking action, adapting systems and empowering people.”  Unilever’s CEO, Paul Polman, called it “an immensely practical resource to turn change strategies into action.”

Register below to learn more about their Stragility approach and creating thriving, high energy organizations that win at strategic change every time.
Feel free to invite your friends, colleagues and teams and spread the word!
Hope to see you there! 

Book

http://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/ProfessionalDevelopment/Events/UpcomingEvents/20160608Auster-Hillenbrand.aspx

5
May

Motivational Quote

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4
May

Repost – Growth in Business

Interesting article on sustainable ways to capture new opportunities while staying aligned with company values…
“Growth is the ultimate test of business vitality”
1. In-market leverage
2. Near-market expansion
3. Disruptive growth
4. Capability development
Long term growth requires the sweet spot of all of these elements intertwined.
To read more, click the link below!

http://www.strategy-business.com/article/00354?gko=478fb

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3
May

Lisa on Cincinnati Edition

Lisa live on Cincinnati Edition! Discussing how companies can better adapt to a changing world and business environment… Tune in: http://www.bit.ly/1rnk0Pc