What Makes a Highly Effective Manager? Ask Google Employees.

When it comes to great models of leadership, we often look to companies that have achieved widely acknowledged, global success. Google is one such example of a company whose decisions are carefully scrutinized but also admired by its peers, customers, and competitors. So when Google took a deep dive into its performance reviews and applied […]

Video: The Leadership Gap

Project failure affects companies of all sizes. Whether it’s a lack of resources or skills, projects end up at risk due to what we call “the leadership gap.” Training in these areas might help fill the gap: Resourcing Strategic thinking Problem solving Influencing Communication Decision making We used an animated video to illustrate the problem […]

How to Develop an Adaptive Mindset and Thrive Through Change

In response to today’s increasingly volatile and complex business environment, organizations must seek a new approach to strategy execution. Situated firmly between a company’s strategic vision and its tactical execution are project leaders who keep the engine running. To translate their strategy into measurable results, organizations must prepare their leaders to rise to the challenge […]

Adaptive Leaders: The Levers Who Make a Difference

If projects are the lifeline of strategy, then adaptive leaders are the lifeline of projects. Leading project-based work today requires skills beyond managing tasks and timelines. Developing leaders’ skills is the best way for an organization to ensure higher levels of engagement and project success. The changing landscape of business has made all industries, from […]

Webinar: Adaptive Strategic Execution for a Complex World – Register Now!

The constant change and uncertainty of today’s complex business world requires project leaders to expand and adapt their mindset and capabilities to match the complexity of an increasingly unpredictable environment. In collaboration with our new partner, Duke Corporate Education, we are hosting a webinar to discuss how the techniques and skills that have traditionally worked […]

New Adaptive Strategic Execution Certificate Program in Partnership With Duke Corporate Education

Today’s increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) business context demands that organizations regularly revisit their strategy and adapt their work, all while accelerating the speed of execution. Organizations must consistently balance the need to achieve strategic goals and respond to changes in their industries and markets in order to drive business success. Winning at […]

Webinar Recap: Navigating Ambiguity in a Complex Environment

On April 18, Tim Wasserman, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution’s Chief Learning Officer, presented a webinar on Navigating Ambiguity in a Complex Environment. During the event, he explained the concept of “multiplier” skills, which create tolerance for ambiguity and help project leaders and their teams manage change and navigate unpredictable waters that inevitably arise throughout the life […]