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“Make it Happen” — More Tips for Developing Buy In for your Strategic Initiative

“I know that I should be a person that makes it happen for this strategic initiative,” confided Steve, “but, when I consider the risks and obstacles, the best I can do it help the strategic initiative along.” Greg Githens defines true commitment and explains how it is different from enrollment or compliance. He provides leadership tips for building commitment. Continue reading

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Strategic Initiatives Case Study – Domino’s Pizza Turnaround

Provides detail on Domino’s Pizza turnaround strategic initiative, with 7 leadership lessons. Continue reading

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Five Types of Decisions: A Practical Tool for the SI Leader

Fast and effective decisions lead to fast execution of a strategic initiative, because they drive alignment and commitment. First, identify which of the 5 types face the organization, and then make the appropriate decision. A practical and popular technique for leaders of programs and projects. Continue reading

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The V.I.P.E.R. Success Principles

Identifies 5 success factors for Dodge Viper new product launch, cleverly arranged in the VIPER acronym. Continue reading

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Strategic Initiative Case Study: IBM’s Speed Team

The IBM Speed Teams strategic initiative shows 7 leadership lessons for identifying and driving strategic business transformation. Continue reading

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