Strategic Conversations *

Conversational Leadership takes root when leaders see their organizations as dynamic webs of conversation and consider conversation as a core process for effecting positive systemic change. Taking a strategic approach to this core process can not only grow intellectual and social capital but also provide a collaborative advantage in our increasingly networked world. Credit: Thomas … Continue reading Strategic Conversations *

An open agile approach to strategy * Make employees partners in the strategy process

There are two innovations taking place in the world of strategic planning that have the potential to transform the way that strategy is thought about, formulated and implemented. The one approach is called open strategy and the other agile strategy. Open strategy is fundamentally about recognizing that no single CEO or small strategy team can … Continue reading An open agile approach to strategy * Make employees partners in the strategy process

Book about Strategic Conversations * Strategic conversations make employees partners in the strategy development process

Bruce Strong and J.-C. Spender discuss tools for building a successful and motivated workforce in their book, Strategic Conversations. Most organizations fail to take full advantage of their employees’ knowledge, initiative, and imagination. In their book, Strategic Conversations: Creating and Directing the Entrepreneurial Workforce, J.-C. Spender and Bruce Strong provide a guide for building entrepreneurial … Continue reading Book about Strategic Conversations * Strategic conversations make employees partners in the strategy development process