Author Archive | Scott Propp

Regaining Project Momentum: Cutting Through the Haze

  I walked into the the conference room, and even with warm handshakes, you could feel the tension.  This group had been working for months to pull their work together and launch a new product that was based in some great work that their advanced R&D team had completed.  I had been asked to come […]

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Who is Actually in Charge of Growth in Your Organization?

I was working with a firm in a session the other day and we had one of those moments of clarity.  They had done some great work in previous meetings and had set the stage for growth decision making by taking stock of relevant hard and soft assets of the firm, carefully integrating objective outside […]

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Fear: A Useful Tool When Finding New Growth Paths

I recall it clearly: I was working with a small manufacturing team that was looking to break out of their current niche.  We had begun doing work on the business model canvas and Growth Zone principles.  We were looking for opportunities in Quadrant One (which is the core), but seeing their strengths and weaknesses effectively […]

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Is Your Growth Strategy Missing one of These?

I’ve been in deep document review for a client for an upcoming diagnostic session, with the topic being growth and transformation.  Like many firms, they have a complex and comprehensive ongoing plan of investment around a longer-range vision.  Also, like many firms, they have opportunities to improve the clarity, focus, organization and leadership associated with […]

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