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Making it real... Briding the Gap


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Making it real... Briding the Gap

  1. 1. Trend Business The future belongs to thoseof us who see the possibilitiesbefore they become obvious.
  2. 2. “The future ain’t what it used to be.” – Yogi Berra
  3. 3. “When you come to a fork in the road… take it.” – Yogi Berra
  4. 4. “You can observe a lot just by watching.” – Yogi Berra
  5. 5. Execution trumps strategy there is a process – part sciencehuman beings work here – part art $400 billion + people execute strategy
  6. 6. Strategy without execution is meaningless.Execution without engagement is impossible.
  7. 7. • The U.S. ranked ninth in industrialized nations in share of population with at least a high school degree (adults 25-34). Twenty years ago, we were number one. CBS News Washington, September 13, 2005• 15-year-old students in the U.S. perform average in reading and science, and below average in math. #14 = reading #17 = science #25 = math• The U.S. ranks #1 in people going to college, and 12th in those finishing college GMA, April 4, 2011 • The U.S. ranked #18 of 36 nations for secondary education. UPI, November 19, 2008 • Questions on affordability, relevance, leadership, convenience of use
  8. 8. What does your CANYON look like? 90% of all 70% of employees Cost tostrategies aren’t do not consider U.S. economy: well executed. themselves $370 billion Source: Robert Kaplan actively engaged. in lost productivity. and David Norton Source: Gallup Source: Gallup
  9. 9. Lessons about People 1. People won’t change if they perceive the “need to change” to be an indictment of their past performance.
  10. 10. Lessons about People 2. To execute a strategy, people need an honest assessment of where they areand a clear picture of where they want to go.
  11. 11. Lessons about People 3. Good comedians can be more valuable than strategists.
  12. 12. Lessons about PeopleRealism is at the heart of execution.
  13. 13. Lessons about People Realism and Humor
  14. 14. Lessons about People
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  16. 16. Lessons about People 4. When leaders try to create a picture of their strategy, they discover that it’s impossible to visualize fuzz.
  17. 17. Lessons about People What do you think of when I say the word…
  18. 18. Lessons about People
  19. 19. Lessons about People Our Bears? Our Polar Bears?
  20. 20. Lessons about People 5. People must overcome the “or” and embrace the “and.”
  21. 21. Lessons about People 6. Strategy is an adventure.Even more, it’s a purposeful adventure.
  22. 22. Lessons about People 7. People will tolerate the conclusions oftheir leaders, but they will act on their own.
  23. 23. Lessons about People
  24. 24. Lessons about People
  25. 25. Lessons about People
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  27. 27. Lessons about People 8. People don’t need help in starting new actions. They need permission to stop the old ones.
  28. 28. Lessons about People
  29. 29. Lessons about People 9.People without understanding of a company’s strategy can’t take responsibility for change; people with understanding can’t avoid it.
  30. 30. Lessons about People 10. Dialogue is the oxygen of change.
  31. 31. Lessons about People 11.Competitiveness is not determined by the learning speed of the “fastest few,” but by the learning and execution speed of the “slowest many.”
  32. 32. Lessons about People 12. Success is not about a few people having better answers – it’s about everyone asking better questions.
  33. 33. Getting Everyone into the Game
  34. 34. Thank