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Stopping Short of Excellence – Overcoming “Good Enough”
  • Stopping Short of Excellence – Overcoming “Good Enough”

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    As leaders, we all know that good enough doesn’t cut it. But in today’s lean and remote organizations, teams tend to accept “Good Enough”, which checks the box so that they can move on to the next critical issue in the business. It is a potential trap that can lead to mediocrity and subpar performance.  It can create: …Read More

    This entry was posted in Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Strategic Planning 5.0, Strategy 5.0, on October 12, 2023
  • The Engagement Dilemma with a Remote Workforce

    Productivity is down over the last two years and continuing to decline

    • 66% of employees feel do not feel engaged.
    • 80% of strategies don’t realize their intended value.
    • 60% of CEO’s don’t believe their team does a good job of implementing strategy.

    These are compelling numbers that all business leaders should take note of. These numbers are …Read More

    This entry was posted in Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Organizational Development, Strategic Execution 5.0 ™, Strategy Realized - The Business Hierarchy of Needs®, on July 20, 2023
  • Strategy and Its Implementation Presentation – International Association of Strategic Planners

    Please join the west coast chapter of the International Association of Strategic Planners and I on the 19th of April where we will talk about how to apply the Business Hierarchy of Needs® framework to improve the results of developing and implementing strategy.

     

    The presentation will be based on my recently published book: Strategy Realized – The Business Hierarchy of Needs®.

     

    This entry was posted in Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Strategy 5.0, Strategy Realized - The Business Hierarchy of Needs®, on April 13, 2023
  • Manage Self – Lead Others Podcast with Nina Sunday and Jim Gitney

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    What mistakes are leaders making when it comes to developing and implementing strategy? 

    No MBA is necessary to listen to this episode on The Business Hierarchy of Needs® with Jim Gitney, just an intense interest in stakeholder alignment, employee engagement and increased profitability.

    Learn from a master about the Business Hierarchy of Needs(R) framework as described in Jim’s book, “Strategy Realized: The Business Hierarchy of Needs®” . …Read More

    This entry was posted in Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Podcasts, Strategy Realized - The Business Hierarchy of Needs®, on April 3, 2023
  • Podcast: Applying the Business Hierarchy of Needs® to Increase Employee Engagement with Jim Gitney

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    With the recent downturn in productivity across corporate America and the significant increase in remote work, Host Andrew Bartolotta sits down with Jim Gitney, CEO of Group50 Consulting and author of Strategy Realized – The Business Hierarchy of Needs, where Jim discusses ways to significantly increase employee engagement in the development and implementation of business strategy through his patented framework. …Read More

    This entry was posted in Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Podcasts, Strategic Execution 5.0 ™, Strategy 5.0, on March 23, 2023
  • Podcast: How to avoid common mistakes with your business strategy, with author Jim Gitney

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    If you’ve ever had a strategic initiative fail at your organization and thought to yourself, “What am I doing wrong as a leader?” this episode is for you. The truth is, most leaders end up with several failed strategies under their belt. The trick is to stop making the same mistakes and lean into some best practices for strategic planning that actually work. There’s no one better to teach leaders how to build that foundation and grow through strategy than our latest guest. Jim Gitney, the Founder and CEO of Group50® Consulting has 45 years of corporate and consulting experience working with over 200 companies in guiding them toward double-digit top line and bottom line growth. Listen to the full conversation for more on the top mistakes business owners make when it comes to successful strategic initiatives, what the “Business Hierarchy of Needs®” is (and what CEOs can learn from it), the downsides of having too many goals, how to align compensation structures in a way that encourages forward motion on your strategic initiatives, and much more. Here’s a Glimpse of What You’ll Learn: …Read More

    This entry was posted in Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Podcasts, Strategic Execution 5.0 ™, Strategic Planning 5.0, Strategy 5.0, Strategy Realized - The Business Hierarchy of Needs®, on March 21, 2023
  • Implementing Strategy in a Post Pandemic Environment

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    I had the honor of presenting to the IERG (International Executive Resource Group) my take on implementing strategy in a post pandemic environment. Productivity in the US is down significantly over the last two years for many reasons. During this interactive presentation with the attendees, I discuss how to apply the Business Hierarchy of Needs® to fully engage all stakeholders, including the remote workforce, in the development and implementation of business strategy. Numbers put together by GALLUP for my book “Strategy Realized – The Business Hierarchy of Needs®”, suggest that companies who follow this model can realize significant improvements in productivity, absenteeism, turnover and productivity. …Read More

    This entry was posted in Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Organizational Development, Strategy 5.0, Strategy Realized - The Business Hierarchy of Needs®, on March 4, 2023
  • Turning Strategy Into Results Podcast with Jim Gitney and Diane Helbig

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    • Jim Gitney joins our host of the Accelerate Your Business Growth, Diane Helbig, to share his thoughts around the importance of fully engaging all stakeholders in the implementation of strategy through the use of the Business Hierarchy of Needs framework as well as developing and implementing strategy based on one – Most Important Goal (MIG)

      https://www.helbigenterprises.com/podcast/episode/1a1e1dc2/turning-strategy-into-results

       

      Jim Gitney has over 45 years of senior level experience in world class companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50. He founded Group50® Consulting in 2004 and has worked with over 200 companies formulating and implementing strategy. He has extensive experience in running large global operations and working with boards, business owners and executives on developing and implementing transformative strategic initiatives including Growth, lean management business process reengineering and sustainable continuous improvement initiatives.

    • Strategy Realized – The Business Hierarchy of Needs®, a book written by Jim Gitney, the CEO of Group50® Consulting that outlines the full discussion from this podcast can be purchased here on Amazon.
    This entry was posted in Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Podcasts, Strategy Realized - The Business Hierarchy of Needs®, on February 22, 2023
  • Engage Employees on One Most Important Goal

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    Jim Gitney joins our host, Diane Helbig, to share his thoughts around the importance of fully engaging all stakeholders in the implementation of strategy through the use of the Business Hierarchy of Needs framework as well as developing and implementing strategy based on one – Most Important Goal (MIG) …Read More

    This entry was posted in Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Podcasts, Strategic Execution 5.0 ™, Strategy Realized - The Business Hierarchy of Needs®, on February 20, 2023
  • Case Study:  Application of the Business Hierarchy of Needs® to Strategic Planning

    • Development of one Most Important Goal
    • Creation of business strategies to support it
    • Full engagement of stakeholders
    • Application of Value Stream Mapping to close operating and strategic gaps
    • Identification of an increase of $105M in Enterprise Value

    …Read More

    This entry was posted in Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Business Transformation, Case Studies, Strategic Execution 5.0 ™, Strategic Planning 5.0, Strategy 5.0, Value stream mapping, on February 11, 2023

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