4 Keys to Unlocking Transformational Change

Transformational change in business is inevitable. Does your organization have the right leadership to manage it? Most new projects or strategic initiatives have organization-wide implications. Often, anyone in the business who might be affected could be resistant to change. Managing transformational change is integral to strategic and adaptive leadership. Understanding how to bring everyone, from […]

Combating Complexity as an Adaptive Leader

3 Ways to Navigate Complexity in Your Organization Challenges for project leaders continue to emerge. While polishing your technical skills can help you manage the scope, budget, and schedule of projects, developing an adaptive mindset and skill set can help you better handle challenges you might not have encountered before. One growing challenge project leaders […]

Spring Into Action on the Duke University Campus

In our complex business world, the pressure increases daily to get things done faster and better than the day before. To stay ahead, organizations need a new playbook: leaders who know how to respond to challenges and seize opportunities, faster and better. Strategy Execution’s Adaptive Strategic Execution Program (ASEP), established in partnership with Duke Corporate Education, […]

Don’t Take Our Word For It: A Testimonial from a Learning and Development Professional

Making Sense of Complexity On Campus at Duke The following testimonial was written by Jared Hagen and originally posted on LinkedIn: Last December, I attended an inspiring course titled “Making Sense of Complexity.” A complex situation is defined as an environment that is unpredictable with unknowable outcomes and issues. Our environment is changing. More and more […]

The Top 10 Adaptive Leadership Trends for 2018

We’re excited to announce the release of our Top 10 Adaptive Leadership Trends for 2018. This year’s trends reflect project management’s continued evolution into a blended discipline, incorporating new adaptive approaches and skill sets. While new technology has enabled greater interconnectedness and efficiency, it has also changed the way and speed of doing business. We’re […]

Part I: 6 Essential Ingredients for High-Performance Project Teams

In recent times, organizational structure has evolved from traditional hierarchies into flatter and more cross-functional teams. As a result, a new class of talent has emerged that requires a new approach to people management. Effective teams represent one of the most powerful mechanisms for achieving significant results in organizations today. Thus, developing high-performance teams has […]

Webinar Recap: Negotiating the Complexity Chasm

The business environment today is more complex than ever before. As a result, the projects that power an organization’s strategy are also increasing in complexity. During our recent #StratExLive webinar, Strategy Execution’s Vice President of Product Management, Jonathan Gilbert, and Global Head of Duke CE Labs, Tony O’Driscoll, discussed how this environmental complexity directly affects the […]