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Every organization faces a unique set of challenges and contexts. There are strategic moments in an organization’s journey that have a disproportionate impact on outcomes.

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Business leaders often are tempted to focus on strategy over culture. But the strongest companies take four key actions that deliver the best of both.

Mastering the connection between strategy and culture

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If you want your culture’s defining traits to be inclusivity, empowerment, and collaboration, the strategy process must reflect this desire. Opening up strategy development to participation...

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If you want to encourage more curiosity as a cultural trait, negotiations should involve sufficient time spent understanding the interests of the parties involved and exploring a r...

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The messages imparted to recruits in the selection and onboarding process should reflect the strategic priorities (as communicated to the candidates), while the interviewers (and o...

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There are important moments with employees—if they are new to the organization, underperforming, ambitious, or looking for a change in roles—in which it’s vital to discuss and clarify strat...

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In crisis situations, be honest about the scale of the problems, transparent about how long it will likely take to recover, clear about the actions you want people to take, and pos...

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A launch is one of the most high-profile actions in the eyes of customers, let alone employees.

It should exemplify the strategic direction of the business and showcase the...

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Creating the structures that incentivize performance in line with the strategy requires careful design, consultation, and implementation.

Short-term, individualistic perfor...

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Managing to focus on each of the imprintable moments individually should not be that difficult.

Focusing on all of them consistently and coherently is much harder, yet it is critica...

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There are four actions that leaders need to take to help navigate that journey successfully:

  • Start in the Right place by understanding the current link between your ...

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