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Brock McDonald -Building the system around your strategy.Ep 19

In this episode of our Strategy and Leadership Podcast, Brock McDonald, the CEO of the Recycling Council of BC, joined us to chat about strategic planning, team building, establishing partnerships and leading initiatives within a non-profit environmental organization. Brock has worked with the Recycling Council of BC since 2003 where their mission is to minimize and eventually eliminate waste. During our interview, Brock chatted with us about: The importance of strategic partnerships...

Duration: 00:28:44

What is the Role of a Strategy Leader? Interview with Jonathan Rewers Ep 18

In this issue of our Strategy and Leadership Podcast, we talked with Jonathan Rewers, the Manager of Design Strategy and Delivery at the City and County of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. While Jonathan works with a wide variety of projects within his role, his main purpose is to lead teams through the strategy process to provide innovative ideas and solutions for city transportation. In essence, Jonathan is a problem solver.

Duration: 00:29:12

Using planning to balance innovation and processes: Interview with Rob Attwell ep 17

Rob Attwell, COO of Careteam Technologies, joins us for a chat on the strategies he uses to effectively manage his team and understand his clients. Overloading on processes has been known for slowing down innovation, but Rob talks about how Careteam is able to balance both while scaling up a nine-month start-up. Finally, Rob emphasizes that there is no excuse for not planning for the future.

Duration: 00:31:40

Creating a strategy with your stakeholders with Cecilia Reyes of the David Suzuki foundation ep 16

Having a committed group of people is the first step in creating an aligned strategic plan, you then have to work with all those committed people to agree on a direction and ultimately move forward. Cecilia Reyes, the Planning & Operations Manager at The David Suzuki Foundation shares her experience creating a strategic plan.

Duration: 00:24:33

Developing Strategic Priorities and Improving Organizational Communication- w Andrew Budkofsky ep 14

Andrew Budkofsky the Chief Revenue Officer at Digital Trends Shares his best practices for leading remote teams, keeping them focused and aligned with organizational objectives.

Duration: 00:23:12

Executing strategy for your team and for stakeholders w/Julie Carbone ep13

Julie Carbone, the Associate Director of Strategy at OMD Montreal, joined us to chat about aligning teams with organizational strategy and performance. When working with external clients in the world of advertising and marketing, there are two strategies to consider: both yours and theirs. It is important to work together and communicate with internal teams, as well as client teams. Some great topics Julie chats about include: Assigning ownership of projects to individual team members to...

Duration: 00:30:41

What Motivates Your People to Do Their Best? w/ Jeremy Bailey- ep11

Jeremy shares insights on how critical thinking and team building can help organizations align their teams with their mission, empowering them to make decisions, as the organization grows.

Duration: 00:38:24

The Importance of Culture in Fostering Organizational Growth: Interview with Jane Watson

The Importance of Culture in Fostering Organizational Growth: Interview with Jane Watson by Anthony Taylor | SME Strategy Consulting

Duration: 00:35:22

Leading culture at a best managed company with Shane Wright

Leading culture at a best managed company with Shane Wright by Anthony Taylor | SME Strategy Consulting

Duration: 00:36:18

How To Galvanize Your People Around A Sense Of Purpose. Podcast #8

Mission statements are often exercises in wordsmithing that lack an emotional connection and simplicity that will compel people into action. My Neighbour who is a journalist was inspired to recommit to her mission as her sense of purpose became (once again) clear after the recent events surrounding US Politics. Here's how you can create a mission statement that your people will be inspired to put into action.

Duration: 00:05:32

Win Loss Analyis with Ellen Naylor

Win Loss Analyis with Ellen Naylor by Anthony Taylor | SME Strategy Consulting

Duration: 00:27:32

Family Day, Valentines Day And Communication.

Being able to communicate effectively with people is a key skill for any manager or leader. We recently had both valenties day and Family day, and I took some lessons from those communications with loved ones to share with you and your employees.

Duration: 00:09:27

Rethink Work And Culture With Eric Termunde And Anthony Taylor

Being able to retain and attract talent is as challenging as ever. With changes in demographics and changes in technology, talented millennials are becoming a hot commodity in a rapidly changing world. We get to sit down with author and speaker Eric Termuende to learn about his experiences speaking all over the world on the subject of culture fit and how companies can optimize their organization’s culture to attract and retain their talent. Some of his pieces advice include: Story telling...

Duration: 00:26:01

EP 004: 40 year old secrets and story telling with Greg Oyhenart

EP 004: 40 year old secrets and story telling with Greg Oyhenart by Anthony Taylor | SME Strategy Consulting

Duration: 00:34:30

EP 002: Neelima Firth Keys to Strategic Planning success for SME's

Neelima Firth has a long background in strategy; starting in biotech and pharmaceuticals, managing small and medium businesses, consulting, and eventually joining the board of the Association of Strategic Planning have led to Neelima becoming greatly experienced in the world of organizational strategy. In this interview, Neelima speaks about the importance of inclusion within strategy. Rather than a top down approach, it's better to have your employees and team members participate in the...

Duration: 00:23:48