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StrategyDriven Tactical Execution Best Practice Article

Tactical Execution Best Practice 1 – Priority System Alignment with Mission Goals

StrategyDriven Tactical Execution Best Practice ArticleSeldom do leaders assign work to individuals based on the corporate goal of achieving something. Instead, they interpret and internalize the emphasis placed on assignments given them and then translate this emphasis by way of priorities when delegating or performing tasks.

 
 
 
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StrategyDriven Project Management Best Practice Article

Project Management Best Practice 2 – Define What is Not In Scope

All project managers know one of the greatest risks to the on-time, on-budget completion of their project is scope creep; the gradual expansion of functionality, broadening in organizational application, and/or increase in quality requirements often without a commensurate increase in project resources or duration. Subsequently, project managers strive to clearly define their project's scope in order to defend against scope creep. But when doing so, they often forgo an invaluable tool; defining what is outside their project's scope.


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StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 10 – An Interview with Don Schmincke, co-author of High Altitude Leadership

StrategyDriven Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques executives and managers can use to improve their organization’s alignment and accountability to ultimately achieve superior results. These podcasts elaborate on the best practice and warning flag posts on the StrategyDriven website.

Special Edition 10 – An Interview with Don Schmincke, co-author of High Altitude Leadership explores the leadership dangers challenging all managers in their efforts to achieve superior results. During our discussion, Don Schmincke, co-author of High Altitude Leadership: What the World’s Most Forbidding Peaks Teach Us About Success and founder of the SAGA Leadership Institute, shares with us his insights regarding:

  • three high risk leadership dangers that can devastate a manager’s effectiveness
  • the significant role of biology in leadership ability
  • how a compelling saga can inspire an organization to achieve significantly higher levels of performance
  • the High Altitude Leadership Team Assessment

Additional Information

Complimenting the tremendous insights Don shares in High Altitude Leadership and this special edition podcast are the additional resources accessible from his websites: High Altitude Leadership (www.HighAltitudeLeadership.com), the SAGA Leadership Institute (www.SAGALeadership.com), and Don Schmincke (www.DonSchmincke.Wordpress.com). Sign-up to receive a copy of The High Altitude Leadership Team Assessment by clicking here. Don’s book, High Altitude Leadership, can be purchased by clicking here.

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About the Author

Don Schmincke, co-author of High Altitude Leadership, is the founder of the SAGA Leadership Institute, an organization that helps CEOs achieve outstanding results in strategy, leadership, sales, and cultural alignment. From CNN to the Wall Street Journal, his use of anthropology and evolutionary genetics to remedy the high failure rates of management theories has established him as a consultant renegade and leading global authority. To read Don’s full biography, click here.

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StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 9 – An Interview with Steve Kerr, author of Reward Systems

StrategyDriven Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques executives and managers can use to improve their organization’s alignment and accountability to ultimately achieve superior results. These podcasts elaborate on the best practice and warning flag posts on the StrategyDriven website.

Special Edition 9 – An Interview with Steve Kerr, author of Reward Systems examines how properly conceived and implemented reward systems create organizational alignment and increase execution efficiency and effectiveness. During our discussion, Steve Kerr, author of Reward Systems: Does Yours Measure Up? and Senior Advisor at Goldman Sachs, shares with us his insights regarding:

  • components of an effective reward system and how they help create organizational alignment
  • a three phase process for creating a reward system aligned with an organization’s strategic goals
  • how to introduce employees to a new or changing reward system
  • balancing performance, tenure, and attendance during reward determination
  • warning signs that an organization’s reward system is less than effective

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Steve’s book, Reward Systems, can be purchased by clicking here.

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Steve Kerr, author of Reward Systems, is Senior Advisor at Goldman Sachs, where as Chief Learning Officer he created Pine Street, the firm’s distinctive leadership development organization. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Steve was the Chief Learning Officer at General Electric, where he led and expanded that organization’s world renowned Crotonville learning center. He has also served on the business school faculties at Ohio State University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Southern California. To read Steve’s full biography, click here.