Category: Communication

Is your Storytelling ability on the Risk register?

I don’t like pie charts. 

Why? Because if you are anything like me, they are hard to understand when they are used poorly, and 99% of the time they are used poorly.

But why should you care?

Because if you have gone to the trouble of providing some mind-blowing insight to your board, then presented it in a poor way, it is unlikely to be read or understood and even if you try to make amends and artfully talk to those baffling visuals, your audience is likely to spend most of their time staring at third-eye visuals (doodling on them) and not hear your important stories and your critical calls to action.

So please learn visualisation best practice today, it will be a game changer, and take yourself off the business risk register.

What are your thoughts on the need for Strategic Alignment being necessary for the success of a strategy?

By Andres Lui-Lindberg, group member since March 2017.

Most company strategies fail on poor execution, however, why is it that the execution often fails? It’s because of a lack of Strategic Alignment in the company from top management to individual contributors.

Here’s how you can tell if you and your company are aligned with the strategy and what you can do if you’re not aligned. Strategic Alignment is also a critical component of Business Acumen which everyone in support functions needs to further develop.

Do you have Business Acumen?

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Source: Generation CFO LI Group


GEN CFOs have purpose and vision, right?

By Anders Lui-Lindberg group member since March 2017

What will it take for you to follow a leader?

This is a question that millions of people ask themselves every day, We believe that to follow someone you must believe what they believe and such beliefs consist of purpose, vision and the foresight to create successful outcomes.

Any leader without purpose or vision is not someone you would want to follow. So, what does your leader believe and do you follow him or her?

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