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Business Strategy – It’s Not Tiddlywinks

We often produce strategic plans for clients, despite the clients being uncertain about what strategy is and how it differs from other kinds of planning.  Illustrations are often drawn from either sport or war.  From the perspective of a former rugby player, there is little difference. What sport and war have in common is a…
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Extinction of the Raptors that start with a “C”

Today I listened to a couple of respected NBA pundits who discussed a rather long short list of eight teams they considered to be prospective finalists next season.  They thought the length of the list was remarkable because the experts can normally isolate half that number as plausible contenders at the start of a season.  …
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Canada Post: the new business model of non-delivery

Viewed from a customer perspective, it seems that Canada Post is better at delivering punch lines than delivering mail. Its latest plan hinges on cancellation of home delivery.  So, soon the mail won’t reach the address on the envelope.  Canada post will only take it as far as a rack of mailboxes it plans to…
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