“With the wind at his back from Paris and a fresh mandate from Canadians, Mr. Trudeau meets provincial and territorial leaders in Vancouver this week to pursue a national climate strategy.” (The Globe and Mail)
On the LDRLB podcast (@LDRLB), we draw much of our content from the research and writings of the world’s top professors. Most are from business schools, others from a variety of fields relevant to leading organizations.
Alain Tadros, Chief Operating Officer of the Publicis Worldwide companies in Québec, announces the return of Thomas Lecordier to BCP and his appointment as Executive Vice President.
... Passionate about digital, Thomas is renowned in the industry for his skills in strategic branding and new trends. Thomas holds an MBA in Strategy and Marketing from McGill University.
Read full article: TMC Net
When Bill Gates first met Warren Buffett, their host at dinner, Gates’ mother, asked everyone around the table to identify what they believed was the single most important factor in their success through life. Gates and Buffett gave the same one-word answer: “Focus.”
... The answer is to develop and value both types of focus. Professor Henry Mintzberg taught that there are two sources of strategy:
Your strategy to accomplish great results personally, at home and at work has the best chance of success if you invest in it, live it out, and communicate it widely. How often do you hear of plans that are promised but never even attempted? Those are strategies with no life; they are not authentic. Remember, all those implicated in a strategic plan and its actions ought to know it, have the opportunity to embrace it, and promote it.
The psychology of strategy is all about achieving desired objectives, according to business strategy experts. Inherent in this definition is a process of prioritising and focus.
In Henry Mintzberg’s 1994 landmark book, “The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning,” the author calls for a new method to create effective strategies. He notes that “Strategic planning isn’t strategic thinking. One is analysis, the other is synthesis.”