Prioritizing, Planning, and Executing

Concept #1: Prioritizing

“For one thing comes in order after another.”

Marcus Aurelius



A Leader's Practical Perspective

Use the 9th Hour

Personal Reflection

Concept #2: Strategic Planning

“If you are entirely comfortable with your strategy, there’s a strong chance it isn’t very good.”

Roger Martin

Strategy and Planning

Strategy Examples from History

Building Strategy

Don’t Brainstorm – Collaborate

Why Strategy Execution Fails

Personal Reflection

Concept #3: Project Planning

“Good work in the wrong direction fills me with despair, and my heart sinks lower the better the work is.”

William Dean Howells

Effective Project Managers


Project Planning Tips

Sample Project

Personal Reflection

Concept #4: Leading Execution

“There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.”

Niccolo Machiavelli

Executing at Strategic Speed

Measuring Progress – Metrics

Why Multitasking Doesn’t Work

Execution Accelerator Tips

Ralph Goes Looking or Stays Working

Personal Reflection

I Recommend

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