Strategy Focused Organization

Thinking about applying Balanced Scorecard ideas to an organization comes down to making that organization (company, division, team, etc.) focused on the strategy that drives it. You could call this a Strategy Focused Organization. I just watched a nice overview of this idea at www.bscol.com, which states: Translate the strategy so that it can be…

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Presentation Tips

How do you try to pitch an idea to peers or upper management? I use PowerPoint probably more often than I should, but recently I have started to write up my bigger ideas or proposals and use PowerPoint for just the highlights. A couple of good articles I recently ran across are: Elizabeth Lane Lawley’s…

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Traveling the world, missing our dogs

Lorie and I are visiting Microsoft Technology Centers and squeezing in some vacation in Beijing, Tokyo, Taipei, Dubai, Frankfurt, Zurich, Milan, Venice, San Francisco/Berkeley, and who knows where else. Even though this ‘Round The World trip is amazing (in only 25 days), we miss our dogs. They are pictured here while they stay with Kerry,…

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