Ep 21 – Good reasons to avoid being strategic
00:32:32 min listen
In this episode, we explore several reasons that someone might want to to avoid strategic thinking or planning all together. We’ll hit on the idea of naval gazing as well as exploring whether a strategy makes you more or less agile.
Ep 20 – Practical steps to determine if you’re on the right trajectory
00:32:37 min listen
Let’s get practical. In this episode we walk through actionable ideas to help you discern what trajectory is best for you, your team, or your organization.
Ep 19 – When it’s the right time to settle for less
00:29:18 min listen
In this episode, we dive deeper into when it might be beneficial to choose a lower level of success. Society often pressures us to make sure we’re living up to our potential, but is that always the right call?
Ep 18 – How high should you aim when building a strategy?
00:32:25 min listen
In this episode we talk about the idea of determining what level of success you’re aiming for. We’ll share several examples and demonstrate how that level of success can sometimes feel like it’s chosen for us (and how to push back against that tendency). YouTube Channel Email us: email@example.com Episode Notes: Level of success can often be seen in a moral
Ep17 – Fool’s gold and other common pitfalls in developing winning strategies
00:33:02 min listen
In this episode we look at how easy it is to get off-course or distracted while developing a strategy. We’ll examine how to avoid common pitfalls and the potential cost if you don’t.
Ep16 – What to do when you hit a dead-end in developing a strategy
00:33:36 min listen
In this episode we evaluate how to proceed if you feel stuck when trying to find your end destination. We’ll discuss the importance of holding your ideas loosely and give some practical suggestions on using the sample method for confirming your hunches.
Ep15 – The hidden factor that influences your strategic vision
00:23:29 min listen
In this episode we explore a hidden influence that impacts every person and organization. We’ll look at some practical examples, discuss what to watch out for, and show how it can end up having a major effect on our strategy.
Ep14 – Finding Your Desired Future: Method 5
00:27:14 min listen
In this episode we cover method 5 for finding your desired future. Then we talk through examples of how it would work for both individuals and organizations. YouTube Channel Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org Episode Notes: How conflicting values can cause problems. Method 5 – The Five “Why’s” to find a desired future. Examining Steve Jobs’ purpose statement in light of this method.
Ep13 – Finding Your Desired Future: Method 3 and 4
00:39:43 min listen
In this episode we jump into the third and fourth method for finding your desired future which are all about finding resonance and learning from your history. YouTube Channel Email us: email@example.com Episode Notes: Method 3 – The Resonance Method – look outside of yourself and ask what has resonated with me. Consider true and fictional stories that resonate with you.
Ep12 – How much energy to invest in finding your end destination
00:26:09 min listen
In this episode we explore how much time and money you should invest in finding your end destination. We’ll touch on life coaches and consultants, strategic planning retreats, and pushing past the challenges when you get stuck in the process.