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  • Digital Technology Consulting: Navigating the Digital Landscape

    Staying competitive and relevant are two key issues on the minds of senior leaders and boards of directors. The rapid evolution of technology plays a pivotal role in addressing these two issues. To successfully navigate the digital landscape, leadership teams turn to digital technology consulting firms like Group50® Consulting. They do so to …Read More

    This entry was posted in Blockchain IoT, Business Transformation, Information Technology, Strategic Execution 5.0 ™, on February 19, 2024
  • Strategic Planning Consultants: Your Complete Guide

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    Introduction

    Strategic planning is an essential process that organizations undertake to define their long-term goals, allocate resources effectively, and adapt to changing environments. As businesses and institutions navigate increasingly complex markets, most companies do not have the requisite skill sets to fully develop and implement a strategic plan.  This article provides a comprehensive guide to strategic planning, the role of strategic planning and management consultants and details their significance, responsibilities, skills required, and the strategic planning and execution process they follow.

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    This entry was posted in Strategic Execution 5.0 ™, Strategic Planning 5.0, Strategy 5.0, Strategy Realized - The Business Hierarchy of Needs®, on August 23, 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
  • 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
  • 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

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    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
  • Business Growth Accelerator Podcast – Isar Meitis

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    1. Business Growth Accelerator Podcast – Isar Meitis
      • Defining a cohesive business strategy is not easy, but implementing it is even harder. After successfully implementing business strategy in major companies, Jim Gitney perfected the process and wrote a book about it – “Strategy Realized – The Business Hierarchy of Needs – Turning Strategy Into Results”. In this fascinating interview, Jim shares a detailed blueprint on how to successfully implement business strategy. He developed a concept he calls the Business Hierarchy of Needs® (the business parallel to Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs). This is a highly practical episode with a step-by-step process you can follow, with great examples and powerful business concepts.

    About Jim Gitney:  Jim Gitney is the CEO and Founder of Group50® Consulting, and the author of “Strategy Realized – The Business Hierarchy of Needs®” which summarizes a framework for creating a business that leverages topics in this article. (You can find out more about the book and acquire a copy by clicking on the image to the right).

    Founded in 2004, Group50®consulting is focused on working with middle market companies to significantly improve their productivity by leveraging peopleprocess and technology as part of a company’s strategic plan.  Group50® consists of consultants who have spent their careers in corporate America learning how to optimize businesses.  We specialize in working with senior leaders to develop and implement strategies that accelerate top line and bottom-line performance.

    This entry was posted in Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Podcasts, Strategic Execution 5.0 ™, Strategy 5.0, on January 24, 2023
  • Video Explanation of the Business Hierarchy of Needs®

    90% of companies do a poor job executing their strategy 

    The Business Hierarchy of Needs® and and Strategy 5.0™ are part of Group50’s suite of strategic planning and execution tools.  In this 20 minute video, Jim Gitney, the Founder and CEO of Group50, summarizes how the Business Hierarchy of Needs®, a change management framework, can be used by Boards of Directors and senior leadership teams …Read More

    This entry was posted in Anti-Strategy, Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Strategic Execution 5.0 ™, Strategic Planning 5.0, Strategy 5.0, on April 18, 2022
  • Strategy Framework – Where to Play, How to Win, Most Important Goal

    How many different strategic frameworks are there? Probably as many as there are consultants. Most are difficult to explain to leadership, and they are impossible to explain to everyone else. While the development of a business strategy can be complex, the focus of the Group50® Where to Play and How to Win strategic planning framework provides a solution to this problem by keeping it simple: …Read More

    This entry was posted in Anti-Strategy, Business Hierarchy of Needs®, Strategic Execution 5.0 ™, Strategic Planning 5.0, Strategy 5.0, on March 27, 2022

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