“Nothing stands still for us. This is our natural state and yet the state most contrary to our inclinations. We burn with desire to find a firm footing, an ultimate, lasting base on which to build a tower rising up to infinity, but our whole foundation cracks and the earth opens into the depth of the abyss.”

— Blaise Pascal

Two Key Reasons Why Participation in Strategy Works

At its heart, strategy is a people process. Even though the emphasis is often on the analytical side, at the end of the day it is people who drive the process, interpret how things are, come up with ideas for the future, and execute the strategy. Therefore, I (and also we, as New Strategy Group)…

What Is an Organization? The Ten Elements of Organizing

You have drafted your new and ambitious strategy. But now what? How to make sure it gets executed? Or, you know you have issues in your organization that need to be solved. But where to start? And what to pay attention to in the first place when trying to change your organization? These questions point…