Albu On Strategy

Sidebar – Strategy Execution


Why is it So Hard to Achieve Our Strategic Objectives?

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

Does this sound familiar to you?  You’ve held your strategy meeting with your leadership team late last year, identified strategic objectives and initiatives, assigned responsibilities and you were off and running.  Everyone was on board, or so it seemed.  What’s happening?  Why are we not making any progress against these initiatives that are critical to […]

Is Strategy Restrictive?

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Is Strategy Restrictive? In our work, we are constantly reading articles and books from other strategy consultants to keep informed with the latest strategy management thinking.  A recent article from a Strategy+Business blog caught our attention, written by Ken Favaro a principle at Act2, an advisory firm to leaders and Boards.  Favaro answers a reader’s […]

Five Disciplines of Successful Strategy Management

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Five Disciplines of Successful Strategy Management Research by Harvard Business School professors Norton and Kaplan in their book The Execution Premium found that 70% of companies fail to achieve the full value of their strategic plan.  A more recent Brightline surrey carried out in partnership with the Economist Intelligence Unit found that 53% of executive […]

It’s Not a Diet, It’s a Lifestyle

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

It may now be passé to mention, but I was a fan of the Atkins Diet at its peak: the diet helped me lose 15 pounds!  The key to my success was my commitment to adjust my lifestyle once the pounds were off.  I maintained my target weight by transforming my lifestyle to the Atkins […]