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James M. Kerr
James M. Kerr is a management consultant
and organizational behaviorist. He specializes
in strategic plannin...
1
An executive checklist not only aligns an executive team -
it serves to minimize otherwise avoidable mistakes and failur...
2
Leaders who are builders start with a dream,
and then articulate it through a vision story
that galvanizes action and en...
3
Leaders who make inclusiveness a strategic priority:
3
Leaders who make inclusiveness a strategic priority:
Attract and retain top tier talent
3
Leaders who make inclusiveness a strategic priority:
Understand that diversity is a key driver to innovation
3
Leaders who make inclusiveness a strategic priority:
and Invite ideas from everyone in the organization
4
Trust issues are likely to emerge
when the people in your organization lose
their external focus.
the competition is alw...
5
Creating a strategic planning process involves:
5
Creating a strategic planning process involves:
Establishing a baseline
5
Creating a strategic planning process involves:
Comparing the baseline to your desired vision
5
Creating a strategic planning process involves:
Creating a strategic plan that bridges potential gaps
5
Creating a strategic planning process involves:
Instituting an administration process plan
5
Creating a strategic planning process involves:
Instituting an administration process plan
6
When you learn to manage work through projects,
execution becomes achievable.
Follow the 10 commandments:
6
When you learn to manage work through projects,
execution becomes achievable.
Follow the 10 commandments:
Thou shalt nar...
6
When you learn to manage work through projects,
execution becomes achievable.
Follow the 10 commandments:
Thou shalt not...
6
When you learn to manage work through projects,
execution becomes achievable.
Follow the 10 commandments:
Thou shalt req...
6
When you learn to manage work through projects,
execution becomes achievable.
Follow the 10 commandments:
Thou shalt est...
6
When you learn to manage work through projects,
execution becomes achievable.
Follow the 10 commandments:
Thou shalt not...
6
When you learn to manage work through projects,
execution becomes achievable.
Follow the 10 commandments:
Thou shalt see...
6
When you learn to manage work through projects,
execution becomes achievable.
Follow the 10 commandments:
Thou shalt emp...
6
When you learn to manage work through projects,
execution becomes achievable.
Follow the 10 commandments:
Thou shalt use...
6
When you learn to manage work through projects,
execution becomes achievable.
Follow the 10 commandments:
Thou shalt rec...
6
When you learn to manage work through projects,
execution becomes achievable.
Follow the 10 commandments:
Thou shalt not...
7
When you think of renovating your business,
always start with differentiation.
what’s the one thing that only you can do?
8
Exponential business growth without
people, training, measurement, and incentive alignment
is impossible.
Synchronize th...
9
Transparency improves performance.
your information flow must be inclusive, consistent and collaborative.
10
The modern organization is likely to be:
10
The modern organization is likely to be:
Flat
10
The modern organization is likely to be:
team based
10
The modern organization is likely to be:
Committed to growth
and training
10
The modern organization is likely to be:
Inviting to Gen Y
Is your most important business process
transferable?
REALLY REFLECT...
Connect WITH US!
Tell us what you think
Chase@33voices.com
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James M. Kerr is a management consultant and organizational behaviorist. He specializes in strategic planning, corporate transformation and project & program development. For more than 20 years, Jim has forged a different type of consulting practice – one that does its engagements “with” its clients, instead of “to” them.

Whether helping larger organizations, like The Home Depot re-imagine its store operations, or advising smaller firms, like specialty insurer Jewelers Mutual open up new markets, Jim has a reputation of making a difference.

A recognized thought leader, Jim continues to provide cutting edge solutions to his clients through a strong dedication to research and study. The Executive Checklist (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) is Jim’s fourth business strategy book and is available in stores, now. It is a testament to his commitment to helping leaders improve the ways in which they guide and shape their organizations..

A graduate of Bentley University located in Waltham, Massachusetts, Jim earned an M.S. degree in Management Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute -- where he continues to teach graduate-level Strategic Planning courses in its Lally School of Management.

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  1. 1. Powered by insights from James M. Kerr
  2. 2. This presentation consists of highlights from the interview with Moe Abdou, founder & host of 33voices®.
  3. 3. James M. Kerr James M. Kerr is a management consultant and organizational behaviorist. He specializes in strategic planning, corporate transforma- tion and project & program development. For more than 20 years, Jim has forged a dif- ferent type of consulting practice – one that does its engagements “with” its clients, in- stead of “to” them. Whether helping larger organizations, like The Home Depot re-imagine its store operations, or advising smaller firms, like specialty insurer Jewelers Mutual open up new markets, Jim has a reputation of making a difference. @James_M_Kerr
  4. 4. 1 An executive checklist not only aligns an executive team - it serves to minimize otherwise avoidable mistakes and failures.
  5. 5. 2 Leaders who are builders start with a dream, and then articulate it through a vision story that galvanizes action and engagement.
  6. 6. 3 Leaders who make inclusiveness a strategic priority:
  7. 7. 3 Leaders who make inclusiveness a strategic priority: Attract and retain top tier talent
  8. 8. 3 Leaders who make inclusiveness a strategic priority: Understand that diversity is a key driver to innovation
  9. 9. 3 Leaders who make inclusiveness a strategic priority: and Invite ideas from everyone in the organization
  10. 10. 4 Trust issues are likely to emerge when the people in your organization lose their external focus. the competition is always on outside, never inside.
  11. 11. 5 Creating a strategic planning process involves:
  12. 12. 5 Creating a strategic planning process involves: Establishing a baseline
  13. 13. 5 Creating a strategic planning process involves: Comparing the baseline to your desired vision
  14. 14. 5 Creating a strategic planning process involves: Creating a strategic plan that bridges potential gaps
  15. 15. 5 Creating a strategic planning process involves: Instituting an administration process plan
  16. 16. 5 Creating a strategic planning process involves: Instituting an administration process plan
  17. 17. 6 When you learn to manage work through projects, execution becomes achievable. Follow the 10 commandments:
  18. 18. 6 When you learn to manage work through projects, execution becomes achievable. Follow the 10 commandments: Thou shalt narrow project scope
  19. 19. 6 When you learn to manage work through projects, execution becomes achievable. Follow the 10 commandments: Thou shalt not suffer a fat team
  20. 20. 6 When you learn to manage work through projects, execution becomes achievable. Follow the 10 commandments: Thou shalt require full-time business participation
  21. 21. 6 When you learn to manage work through projects, execution becomes achievable. Follow the 10 commandments: Thou shalt establish project review panels
  22. 22. 6 When you learn to manage work through projects, execution becomes achievable. Follow the 10 commandments: Thou shalt not provoke burnout
  23. 23. 6 When you learn to manage work through projects, execution becomes achievable. Follow the 10 commandments: Thou shalt seek outside assistance as needed
  24. 24. 6 When you learn to manage work through projects, execution becomes achievable. Follow the 10 commandments: Thou shalt empower project teams
  25. 25. 6 When you learn to manage work through projects, execution becomes achievable. Follow the 10 commandments: Thou shalt use project management tools
  26. 26. 6 When you learn to manage work through projects, execution becomes achievable. Follow the 10 commandments: Thou shalt recognize and reward success
  27. 27. 6 When you learn to manage work through projects, execution becomes achievable. Follow the 10 commandments: Thou shalt not tolerate quick and dirty work efforts
  28. 28. 7 When you think of renovating your business, always start with differentiation. what’s the one thing that only you can do?
  29. 29. 8 Exponential business growth without people, training, measurement, and incentive alignment is impossible. Synchronize them or stagnate.
  30. 30. 9 Transparency improves performance. your information flow must be inclusive, consistent and collaborative.
  31. 31. 10 The modern organization is likely to be:
  32. 32. 10 The modern organization is likely to be: Flat
  33. 33. 10 The modern organization is likely to be: team based
  34. 34. 10 The modern organization is likely to be: Committed to growth and training
  35. 35. 10 The modern organization is likely to be: Inviting to Gen Y
  36. 36. Is your most important business process transferable? REALLY REFLECT...
  37. 37. Connect WITH US! Tell us what you think Chase@33voices.com
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