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Strategy execution the execution shortcut by jeroen de flander pdf


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1-page summary from The Execution Shortcut by Jeroen De Flander. A pragmatic strategy execution book to enhance your strategy execution skills

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Strategy execution the execution shortcut by jeroen de flander pdf

  1. 1. CENTRAL QUESTION ANSWER PEOPLE NEED TO BE AWARE OFYOUR STRATEGY › Facilitate SMALL choices. Provide prioritization guidelines to align day-to- day choices with the big choice (Lisa’s Dilemma, Michael Porter’s No, Railway) › Keep the Big Choice Clearly Visible. Keep the original big choice clearly vis- ible (The Tripping Point, A Horse is Not a Zebra) › Draw a Finish Line. Capture the core of your strategy and show everyone in an inspiring way what strategy success looks like (200 Doors, Man on the Moon) › Re-measure. Provide a compact measurement set and remove useless sign- posts (Yasso 800, Billy Beane, Players Versus Coach) PEOPLE NEED TO CARE ABOUTYOUR STRATEGY › Share Strategy Stories. Add context and emotion to the strategy to make peo- ple feel the big choice (The Kidney Heist, The Zambia Story, Jared’s Diet) › Climb the Micro-commitment Ladder. Don’t settle for small commitments on big things. Go after big commitments on small things (5 x Yes, Hospitals and Cockpits) › Go Beyond Self-interest. Celebrate small victories on the road, making people believe in a big victory at the finish line (Bannister, Pygmalion and Golem) PEOPLE NEED ENERGY TO DRIVEYOUR STRATEGY › Tackle CO2 mplexity. Embrace simplicity and create a productive working en- vironment (The Last Zen Master, Tata’s Dream, The Simplicity Tightrope) › Experience the Power of Habits. Automate small decisions to save energy (Nun and CEO, Strategy Eats Culture) › Find Your 7-day Rhythm. Connect decision horizons: find a spot for strat- egy in everyone’s weekly agenda (South Pole Expedition, Hip Surgery, Strategy Anchors). From The Execution Shortcut by Jeroen De Flander. Why do some strategies take the hidden path to success and others never reach the finish line? Human dynamics—the execution villains—are the reason why most strategies take the long route to the finish line. If we aspire to get a better return from our strategy, then we must learn how these human behaviors impact the idea journey and how to deal with them. In short, we need a H3 -connection. HEAD HEART HANDS How to Take an Execution Shortcut