Category Archives: Strategic Planning

These Seven Risky Strategies Can Cause Avoidable Fiascoes


By Manie Bosman While many authors on the topic of why strategic plans fail seem to agree that bad execution is the primary culprit, blaming failure on those who were supposed to “make it happen” is perhaps a a too … Continue reading

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VISION: You’ve Lost it if You’ve Reached it


By Manie Bosman One of my earliest memories is of driving through the Namibian desert with my parents and being amazed by what seemed to be large pools of water floating in the air just above the surface of the … Continue reading

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About Dead Horses, Arabs and Following the EVIDENCE


By Manie Bosman Two of the most common mistakes managers and leaders make is to either desperately cling to the practices and theories which served them well in the past, or to fall for every new hype and fad that … Continue reading

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Let Form Follow Function for More Effective Change


By Manie Bosman The phrase of “form follows function” was coined by American sculptor Horatio Greenough and made famous by architect Louis Sullivan. Generally associated with architecture and industrial design, the phrase refers to the design principle that the shape … Continue reading

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What Is STRATEGIC Leadership?


BY SHERI CYPRUS Strategic leadership basically means using strategy in the management of workers. The main strategy usually employed in a strategic style of leadership is to motivate workers to take the initiative to improve their productive input into the company. Strategy involves thinking and … Continue reading

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