Walls and Fences: Breaking Down Barriers To Growth

The wonder of the Amazon Kindle was not the technology. It was the business model that the device represented. Amazon’s move from books into general online retail was hardly surprising. [...] read more

“Make Meetings Better” – Listen to Bob Frisch on the Matt Townsend Show

Listen to Bob Frisch, Strategic Offsites' Managing Partner, speak with Matt Townsend on the Matt Townsend Show about Strategic Offsites' latest Harvard Business Review articles on how to make meetings [...] read more

When Delegating, Make Accountability Clear

Originally Posted by Harvard Business Review's Management Tip of the Day The word “accountable” can mean different things to different people. This is why delegation often backfires: The person taking [...] read more

Accountability. Don’t Just Ask Who, Ask What

Originally posted on Harvard Business Review. At the end of a meeting, most leaders know that they should recap next steps and determine who is accountable for each. As prescribed in [...] read more

Stand-Up Meetings Don’t Work for Everybody

Originally posted on Harvard Business Review. Stand-up meetings have become a routine part of the workday in many organizations, spread largely by the adoption of agile and other innovative management methods. [...] read more

Don’t End a Meeting Without Doing These 3 Things

Originally posted on Harvard Business Review.  When a sports team finishes a game, they usually don’t gather up their gear and immediately leave the court, rink, field or locker room. The [...] read more

Talking About Platform Strategy: It’s a Matter of Control (Video)

Platform strategy is one of today's hottest topics for CEOs and Executive Teams. In our latest Practice Spotlight, we explore one conversation you and your team should be having upfront. [...] read more

If You Can’t Say What Your Strategy Meeting Will Accomplish, You Shouldn’t Have It

Originally posted on Harvard Business Review. How many times have you walked out of a theoretically important strategy meeting—a leadership offsite, a C-suite pow-wow, a sit-down with the board—thinking, That [...] read more

Please fill in all fields.