December 16, 2020
The importance of strategy software in your business

The Importance of Strategy Software in Your Business

A survey conducted by Harvard Business Review discovered that only 20% of companies accomplish 80% or more of their strategic goals. How can organizations accomplish more?
December 14, 2020
VRIO Framework: How it can work for your strategy planning and execution

VRIO Framework:  What it is and How to Use it Effectively

What is VRIO Framework and how can you use it effectively for strategy execution? Find out how to use VRIO Framework to drive results in your organization!
November 10, 2020
Go from SWAT to OSotu!

Go from Strategic Planning with SWOT to Osotu!

You’re preparing to hold strategic planning sessions as the head of your organization’s leadership team and you open up the first part of the...
November 10, 2020
Back to school for planners

Back to School For Planners

My grandson started kindergarten a few weeks ago. My wife and I both assist my son as caregivers to his kids, so we have been deeply involved in...
November 10, 2020
Can your business strategy outlast the current environment?

Is Your Business Strategy Inoculated?

Unless you’ve just been rescued after being marooned for months on a deserted island, you’ve probably been paying close attention to what’s going...
November 10, 2020
WFH and remote work strategy game

The Strategy Game While Sheltering In Place

With no commute, other than upstairs to our shared office, no errands to run, no meetings after work, and an earlier than normal dinner, my...
November 10, 2020
Now is the time to work on strategy

Scenario-Based Planning – Now is Exactly the Time to Work on Strategy

Your state is opening at the end of this month…no, the end of next month.
November 10, 2020
MPOWR Envision customer Event Collective Pivots their strategy

Start-Up Event Collective Pivots and Wins with MPOWR Envision [watch video!]

Event Collective, now officially known as MSB Hospitality, is a start-up in Austin, Texas. They began as a company that provided a one-stop-shop...
November 10, 2020
Get your plan out of quarantine

Get Your Plan Out of Quarantine

You’re seeing it everywhere… messages appealing to people’s sense of wanting to shift to getting back to it – ‘it’ being safely engaging in our world.
November 9, 2020
MPOWR Envision customer meets goals with strategy execution software

MPOWR Envision® Helps Clinkenbeard Hit Their Goals

“How can my company successfully execute strategy?” That’s what Clinkenbeard asked when they onboarded MPOWR Envision® for help achieving their...
November 9, 2020
Don't be scared of strategy execution

Don’t Be Scared of Strategic Plan Execution!

Make it happen by doing two simple things…
November 9, 2020
Culture and strategy execution

Culture and Strategic Plan Execution – A Match Made in Heaven or Hell?

Heaven or Hell… Where would you rather be? Well, it depends, you say, on whether hell is a place where people go who have broken the rules but had...
November 9, 2020
Managing fast growth through strategy execution

Lessons From Our CEO: Managing Growth Through Strategy Execution

People often ask me how SupplyCore Inc., MPOWR®’s parent company, has achieved such remarkable growth. When I think back to our early days in the...
November 9, 2020
Get Sh*t done with strategy execution

Getting Sh*t Done!

It’s funny… so much of our business, public and personal lives are based on following processes...
November 9, 2020
What is Strategic Improvisation? Read more to find out!

Strategic Improvisation – See Execution Happen Using The Seven C’s

Strategic improvisation! What’s that?! I’ve heard of strategic planning. I’ve heard of business planning.
October 20, 2020
Is Strategic Planning Outdated

In a Flexible, Fast World, Is Strategic Planning Process Outdated?

It is said that strategic planning is ‘old school,’ that the very nature of committing to a plan for the long term doesn’t allow organizations to be responsive, flexible or agile enough to move with today’s current marketplace.
October 20, 2020
Is it time to refresh your strategy?

Is it Time to Hit the Refresh Button on Your Strategy?

Does this sound familiar – You and your management team went away for a week to plan your company’s long-term strategy.
October 20, 2020
Strategy Without Execution

Strategy Without Execution

While successful strategy development and execution should not be separated, in many organizations, sadly, they are.
October 20, 2020
How to prioritize strategic objectives

How To Prioritize Your Strategic Objectives

Planning, Executing, Measuring, Being Agile…the list can be lengthy for all of the things you think about when doing strategic planning.
October 20, 2020
How to lead strategically

How to Lead Strategically

I find one of my most difficult challenges as a leader is giving my input and keeping my active participation for issue at hand at the right level.
October 20, 2020
Strategic Planning Horror Stories

Horror Stories: Monster Tales from a Not-For-Profit Strategic Planner

What could be worse than doing all the right things prior to, and in preparation for an amazing strategic planning session only to have the ambiance gods rain on your parade?
October 20, 2020
Goodbye Business Plan

Goodbye Business Plan. Hello Strategy Map!

Strategy mapping is a tool to show corporate stakeholders the overall business strategy from an internal and external perspective.
October 20, 2020
7 Cs of Strategic Planning

The Seven C’s of Strategic Improvisation℠

Strategic planning is a process by which an organization constructs its future.
October 20, 2020
3 practices to make room for strategic improvisation

3 Practices to Make Room for Strategic Improvisation℠

Successful strategic execution requires discipline and accountability within your organization so that everyone takes ownership to help realize the company’s vision and plan.