The StratBoard Community is a ‘soon to be launched’ online group, whose main purpose is to talk about strategy. Strategy is increasingly important in the modern world. It certainly doesn’t require a business school education to collaborate and contribute in our discussion groups. Continue reading →
Let’s assume you have a rigorous strategy in place which you are happy with, but as is often the case over time, you need to make or have made an important strategic decision.
You made the decision because much has changed both inside and outside your business in recent times, so the executive team got together to make some decisions that not only will involve a sizable investment and additional resources, but carries a fair amount of risk – to receive the rewards expected. Continue reading →
Lancastrian, Ross Brawn, is said to be worth in excess of £100 million from his career in Motorsport Management and F1 team ownership. His mantra in life is, “Luck is preparation waiting for an opportunity.” Ross always liked to work for and with those that provided the best opportunities. Continue reading →
Every business has a strategy, few really work well though. Why is that? A simple reason could be that the thinking, analysis and planning argued within the strategy created, were not implemented as agreed or expected. Alternatively, material unexpected changes occurred inside or outside the firm, or both. Continue reading →