Obviously you can't execute a strategy without initiatives, investments, and budgeting. But what you need to get managers focused on before you start on those things is the strategy that will make these initiatives coherent.
We’re coming off an era of “small-minded questions” geared to efficiency: How can we do it faster, cheaper, where can we cut? “But in order to innovate today,” Yamashita maintains, “companies must ask more expansive questions.”
Writing a bucket list? According to a survey of 1,200 Americans aged 60 to 108, what you don't do is more important than what you do. Seniors advise avoiding worry (especially about money), debt, drinking and drugs – and missing opportunities.
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