Albu On Strategy



Three Bones of Strategy

Sunday, August 15th, 2021

Country music singer Reba McEntire is quoted as saying, “to succeed in life, you need three things: wishbone, backbone and funny bone.”  As in life, in business these three bones can also be guiding principles to developing and executing a successful strategy. A WISHBONE is for a well-defined strategy, providing clear direction to the organization […]

Strategic Foresight: Are You Making Your Future?

Friday, July 24th, 2020

In the past several months since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, our newsletters have been emphasizing the need to revisit your company’s strategy to ensure you can come out of the crisis ahead of the competition. However, the unprecedented level of uncertainty leaders are now facing gives them reason for pause. As a solution, consider […]

Top 10 Strategy Management Quotes of 2019

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

As is our custom each year we have selected our top 10 strategy management quotes for you to reflect on.   Strategy Management “Strategy management is not a box of tricks or a bundle of techniques. It is analytical thinking and commitment of resources to action.” Peter Drucker  “To be strategic is to concentrate on what […]

When is it Time to Challenge Your Strategy?

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Although CEO’s are constantly challenging the direction and vision of their companies, in the hectic day-to-day running of a business, it is sometimes difficult to recognize internal and external trends that can cause the company’s sales and earnings to slump.  The more you can sensitize yourself to some well-defined warning signs, the earlier you can […]

Get Focused, Be More Successful

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

I hope you enjoyed March Madness as much as I did.  What I enjoy most is the team coherence–the way winning coaches prepare their players for each game.  Successful coaches set clear game strategies that capitalize on what they do best collectively as a team.  As a result, the coherence between game strategy and team […]