Monthly Archives: March 2010

Speaking Engagements Update

I am speaking at the following sessions in the next few months: May 5: Warwick Business School – Successful Service Strategies (Full Time MBA course) May 11-20: IGD Leading Edge Masterclass Events – Perfect Pitch: How to develop compelling business … Continue reading

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Take The Innovation Scorecard Test

How effective is your organisation at innovation? Why not take my quick innovation scorecard test, and see where your approach to innovation is working and where there is further work for you and your team to do. Simply score yourself … Continue reading

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Strategy Execs: Stop Chasing Quick Wins

Click on the link to read my article, Strategy Execs: Stop Chasing Quick Wins, which has just been posted on BNET. © Stuart Cross 2010. All rights reserved.

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What We Can Learn From Gordon and David

In today’s FT, Martin Wolf cogently argues that neither of the two main UK political parties – Labour and Conservatives – has a clear vision for the future of this country. Instead, both parties are focused on sorting out immediate … Continue reading

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The CEO’s Strategy Handbook

I am delighted to announce the publication of my new booklet, The CEO’s Strategy Handbook. This 43-page booklet takes the mystery out of leading and managing strategy and gives you provocative but pragmatic advice to drive the long-term performance of … Continue reading

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Supersize Your Sales

Click on the link to read my article, Supersize Your Sales (Without A New Product), which has just been posted on BNET. © Stuart Cross 2010. All rights reserved.

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Eight Simple Rules Of Strategy

Click on the link to read my article, Eight Simple Rules Of Strategy, which has just been posted on BNET. © Stuart Cross 2010. All rights reserved.

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The Road To Mediocrity Is Paved With Good Intentions

Intentions don’t count. Strategy documents, vision statements, shared values and implementation plans mean nothing – unless they are followed by action. For over two months I have had the intent of cycling at least 50 miles each week. I’ve even … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Improve Your Performance Reports

Click on the link to read my article, 5 Ways To Pep Up Your Performance Reports, which has just been posted on BNET. © Stuart Cross 2010. All rights reserved.

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Play on your own pitch…not at Old Trafford

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