Posts by Patricia McMillan

WHITEPAPER: Strategic Stories

The ground is shifting under foot in a disrupted world and change is accelerating. You might find yourself asking questions such as:

  • How do you make sense of what’s happening in your industry and organisation?
  • Where do you fit into the bigger picture?
  • How can you identify opportunities to innovate and create value?
  • How can you implement them effectively?

Stories Are The Secret To Influence

Imagine your team has designed a business architecture for your company, and now you have ten minutes to present your findings and recommendations to the CEO.

What do you say? How can you get them believing beyond a shadow of a doubt that your recommendations are the best way forward?

I had the opportunity to hear some of these pitches from the CEO’s chair while three teams presented their solutions to a case study scenario.