KISS – Keep It Simple

We humans are great at making things complicated, but are we really making them better? We can apply the topic of over-complicating things to many things, solutions, processes, ideas, messages, and many more. To keep things simple, let’s put it in the context of managing your priorities. Here we have 2 PICK charts, they are…

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S.T.O.P. Be Human

BY MARC-ANDRÉ ALARY, CEO DIRECSYS Here in New Brunswick we seem to have hit the second wave of Covid-19. We all knew it was coming and here we are. At the beginning of the pandemic in early 2020, we saw a lot of articles about the leadership required in these unprecedented times. Here are 3…

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What the VUCA!

VUCA is used to help leaders and organizations understand the world in which their business operates. The term VUCA is an acronym frequently used these days:Volatile The term VUCA was originated by the American military to describe extreme conditions during warfare. VUCA has more recently been adopted by an increasing number of CEOs and organizations…

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From Surviving to Thriving and Reimagining the Return

Rapidly recover revenue. Speed matters: it will not be enough for companies to recover revenues gradually as the crisis abates. They will need to fundamentally rethink their revenue profile, to position themselves for the long term and to get ahead of the competition. To do this, companies must SHAPE up. Start-up mindset.  This favors action…

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Strategy

The best strategists-executors believe

The best strategists believe: If I can’t see and articulate how we’re actually going to make this strategy work, it probably won’t work.  Smart strategists know that there are a lot of gaps, holes, and challenges in their strategies. They tirelessly keep a critical eye on the viability of their plans and stay curious —…

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