Leadership – What is it?

Defining Leadership There are probably more definitions for leadership than people who research the topic. (Stogdill, 1974, p. 7) In fact, most leaders probably have some version of their own. Many of the definitions seem to revolve around one central concept – leadership as relationship, leadership as position, leadership as management, and many many more. …

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The Creative Process

What are the stages of a Creative Process? Well, that depends on whom you ask. If you’ve read Simon Sinek’s Start with Why, he argues for a three-stage process. As does Richard Rumelt in his work Good Strategy/Bad Strategy and Fevzi Okumus in his paper delineating the Strategy Implementation Framework. I will hopefully argue, at …

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Objectives @ The Doctor’s Den

One of the key aspects of a long-term strategy is effective examination and determination of objectives. This is the role of the organization waystation in the strategic framework and is essential for successful implementation of multiple operations in attaining manifestation of will. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsBp33vOZJc[/embedyt] But what are objectives? They are, first and foremost, a discussion …

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Doctrine @ The Doctor’s Den S01E08

Doctrine is an amorphous concept that the military uses to create unity through conceptual continuity. This contradiction is often a basis for strategic failure. So, what is doctrine, and why is it important? [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWWVYcLICx8&width=474&height=266&cc_load_policy=1[/embedyt] Here Dr. D. Light dissects the concept of doctrine and demonstrates how the theological model is of use in understanding …

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Operations, Tactics & Resources @ The Doctor’s Den (S01E07)

Operations and Tactics are often misunderstood. What are their roles in the strategic process and how can dividing strategy into two stages help in better implementation and manifestation of an ideational hierarchy. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hue5qJv8M3o&width=474&height=266&autoplay=0[/embedyt] This division of strategy into operations and tactics helps explain the role of resources in strategy. It places the examination and discussion …

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