Driving Team Productivity in the Age of Digital Disruption

Christoffer Ellehuus, Strategy Execution’s CEO, recently authored an article about how, in our age of continual digital disruption and new technologies, adaptive leadership can help organizations navigate complexity. His article, Driving Team Productivity in the Age of Digital Disruption, poses two fundamental questions: What do you need to do to ensure your leaders and managers […]

Strategy Execution’s Top 10 Trends for 2019

2019 will be a year that adaptive project leadership skills are even more in demand and the most effective leaders will be those that work to complement their traditional project management tools with an advanced skill set, centered on adaptive thinking. As project work evolves, soft skills and new approaches are becoming a center of […]

Study Shows a 250 Percent ROI for Soft Skills Training

University of Michigan study: Soft skills training boosts productivity, retention As project roles continue to evolve, and an increasing number of organizations conduct business on all corners of the globe, it will become more important for people to communicate clearly, lead effectively, and adapt to ever-changing conditions. We often talk about the importance of building […]

The Evolution of Teamwork in Today’s Complex World

Exploring New Ways to Build Teams as an Adaptive Leader In today’s constantly changing business environment, organizations need adaptive leaders who can make quick decisions and adjustments when their team, business, or even industry calls for it. Understanding the big picture, like paying attention to what is shifting in your industry or beyond, is key […]

3 Ways Qualitative Data Can Help Project Leaders

Qualitative data: observations that can’t necessarily be measured or quantified. Qualitative data helps provide project leaders a more holistic view of a problem or issue at hand. While the ability to analyze hard data is an incredibly valuable skill for a leader, having a complete skill set that includes relational skills is becoming more necessary […]

Project Roles are Blending: Can Your Teams Adapt?

Organizations are Evolving and Require Adaptive Leaders In many of today’s organizations with traditional hierarchies, there is clear separation between job roles and departmental responsibilities. For companies that engage in project-based work, teams can count on having a business analyst, project manager, and other distinct roles as part of their organizational structure. But now, as […]

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 […]