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Strategy versus Execution – a Meaningless Distinction

Strategy versus Execution - a Meaningless Distinction

Over at HBR blogs, there is a wonderful debate on the subject of strategy between Roger Martin, who authored the post Stop Distinguishing Between Strategy and Execution, and Don Sull, an MIT scholar who believes there’s a meaningful distinction between strategy and execution. Normally, I don’t bother looking at comments to blogs because in today’s social media-driven world they generally ...

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Strategic Transformation at Tennis Canada

My friend Roger Martin (#3 on Thinkers50 list) penned a terrific article in The European Business Review on how the Canadian professional tennis association rose from oblivion to now boasting two young players ranked well inside the top 10 on the professional tennis circuit…in less than ten years. As of this writing, Eugenie Bouchard is ranked #7, and Milos Raonic ...

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Congratulations to IX Contributors Making Thinkers50 Shortlists

I would like to be the first to congratulate my friend Rowan Gibson, the author of The Four Lenses of Innovation, and fellow Innovation Excellence co-Founder, on making the shortlist for the Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Award 2015 for Innovation. I would also like to thank everyone who nominated me and other Innovation Excellence contributors, and more importantly, to congratulate the other Innovation Excellence contributors making some of the various Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Awards shortlists, including:

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