Five Changes to Expect This Summer

The Covid-19 virus still is infecting the globe but there will come a time when we just have to accept it.  Still, Shanghai is in lockdown, and the foodservice supply chain counts on materials from China. So what about inflation? Midterm elections? Rising fuel prices?...

Can Qualitative Research Really Spark Strategic Thought?

  Many business schools throughout the U.S. discuss the traits of successful CEOs.    In our experience, there are two that highly successful senior leaders require – quantitative ability (numbers) and qualitative aptitude (interpreting the field, soft...

Stating Your Purpose with the Strategy Wheel

Your firm’s purpose describes the unique value it brings to the world. It’s the core of your strategy. It determines who you are, why you matter. It should be clear and easy for stakeholders to understand because your overall strategy flows through it.   What...