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Key Trends For Your Strategic Planning

  Apr 14 2019

# Planning and Strategy Management

So, you’re doing you are planning the strategy for the new year. Are you falling into too-familiar patterns and relying on yesterday’s news to inform your future actions? Ideally, you’re staying way on top of all the latest developments and advances in your field. If not, your strategy is going to lack key elements - and your organization is likely to suffer as a result. 2019 Trends You...;

The Importance of Strategic Planning in Construction

  Mar 27 2019

# Planning and Strategy Management

My proposal to you is as follows: Commissioning specialists are the Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo of construction project teams The phrase “The beautiful game” has been attributed to one of football’s greatest ever players, the Brazilian striker Pele. He described football as Jogo bonito", meaning “The beautiful game” . Pele p...;

Shutdowns and Turnarounds - A Painful Nuisance or A Strategic Opportunity?

  Mar 21 2019

# Planning and Strategy Management

In the past 2 months I have delivered training and consulting assignments in the Middle East, Caribbean, America, Asia and Europe and during this time I have met, trained, and worked with a number of turnaround professionals and there is one thing that almost all of them have in common: They, believe their next turnaround will be a failure! This failure will be very unpleasant. It ...;

Here we go again. Greatest Footballer of All Time

  Jul 8 2018

# Planning and Strategy Management

The FIFA World Cup is arguably the world’s most anticipated sports event. Every 4 years, millions of passionate fans from across the world cheer their team in the hope it would capture the golden FIFA World Cup Trophy. FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 has seen a number of surprising results early in the tournament’s group stage: Defeats to Germany and Argentina, a draw for Brazil and marginal wins...;

What Can we Learn from the Blunders of Karius in the Champions League Final?

  Jun 3 2018

# Planning and Strategy Management

The UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool that was played on 26 May 2018 was billed as a clash between 5-time Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo and in-form “Egyptian King” Mohammed Salah. But the name that was to hijack the Twitterverse was that belonging to Liverpool’s goalkeeper Loris Karius, thanks to two outrageous howlers. The 24 year old was largely blamed for th...;

Strategy and Planning

  May 21 2014

# Planning and Strategy Management

While many of us agree that the Balanced Scorecard is an excellent Strategic tool, the implementation has not been that easy and hence the return on investment on such an initiative has been minimal! The question is why? Based on my recent consulting and training experience, and the feedback that I get from clients and friends, here is what many believe are the main reasons: * Lack of accountabil...;