Month: March 2012

Strategic IQ

How high is your management teams strategic IQ?  Knowing an approximate answer to this question is valuable. I have argued in the past that strategy is at its core, problem solving and the better your team’s collective comprehension of what they face and options available the less mistakes you make over time.  Strategy is a… Read more »

Theory Is Where You Start, Art Is Where You End

I recently had an interesting conversation with the MD of a large listed IT company about the tricky mix of art and theory utilised in managing a business.  His assertion was that good business dictated a solid and consistent dollop of “art” i.e. feel, intuition and judgement. To be more specific no amounts of “generic… Read more »