Are you a Strategic Thinker?

Are you a Strategic Thinker?

by Clive Keyte Are you a strategic thinker? Welcome to the third and final instalment of our mini-series on Strategic Thinking, so far we have looked at Innovation and the Blue Ocean Strategy. Today we’re going to put strategic theories and models to one side...
Strategic Thinking – Innovation

Strategic Thinking – Innovation

by Clive Keyte Welcome to the latest in our short series of strategic business topics. In this series, we will look at strategic thinking, and focus in turn on three key areas; the first being innovation. The value of innovation A culture of innovation is vital for...
What is PESTLE?

What is PESTLE?

PESTLE – In this series of articles, we are looking closely at strategic management and some of the useful tools or frameworks that organisations use to help implement and manage their business strategies. One of the best known of these tools is PESTLE. Now, it...
Write a Business Plan

Write a Business Plan

For many business owners, the prospect of writing a business plan for the first time can be a daunting one. However, with the right approach and tools, it needn’t be. The trick lies in using a tried and tested process which guides you through the necessary...
SPP: Objective Setting and KPIs

SPP: Objective Setting and KPIs

In our introductory article, we presented the Intrafocus Strategic Planning Process (SPP), which has been endorsed by the CPD Certification Service. The seven-step methodology is designed to help organisations of all sizes and kinds to develop their strategy with...
Strategy Vs Tactics

Strategy Vs Tactics

Strategy Vs Tactics РWhen we think of business strategy, we automatically think of tactics too. Both are complementary, essential and intertwined. In fact, one cannot succeed with the other.  Both terms originated from the ancient Greeks and have been most...