Leadership & Strategy

Strategic Decisions: An Exercise to Solve Simple Strategic Issues

Keeping strategy agile requires the constant ebb and flow of traffic within your business and its plan for success. It means on-ramping and off-ramping priorities while having a team that’s capable... By Heyden Enochson

An Exercise to Help Identify Where You Need to Shift Culture

In our previous newsletter, we defined what culture is, how it impacts strategic planning, and the three common scenarios we see clients face between strategy and culture. With the foundational information... By Heyden Enochson

What’s the Fuss with Culture? Why Does Strategy Depend on It?

Let’s address the elephant in the room – strategic planning impacts culture, and culture impacts strategic planning. Strategy and culture have a relationship that can be hard to define. Strategy is... By Heyden Enochson

4 Quick & Powerful Tips to be a Better Leader. No Leadership Book Required.

Editor’s Note: Our next series of newsletters will focus on culture shift. Since shifting culture starts at the top, this newsletter focuses on leadership. We’ll be jumping into culture in our next... By Heyden Enochson

Breaking Up With Court Street: Realizing Our Office Space Hindered Collaboration

We’ve called 465 Court Street home since the beginning. Its old Reno charm, warm brick exterior, prime location, and amazing views of the flowing Truckee River have long warmed the hearts... By Todd Ballowe

Part 2/2: Picking the Right Strategic Review Cycle & Cadence

Every organization has different needs and aspirations from the strategic planning process. That’s the beauty in planning; you get to create a plan that’s the right fit for your organization and... By Todd Ballowe

How Strategy Helped Empower Mount Zion Baptist Church to Become Debt Free

“The road to success is through the pathway of planning.” – Senior Pastor Bishop Bryan J. Pierce, Sr. – Level Up. A good plan will itemize your footsteps, isolate your fears,... By Heyden Enochson

Did you get it right? A checklist to ensure 2019 is set to deliver results.

With 2019 just waiting to be conquered, we hope your strategic planning efforts have been fruitful and your team is ready to achieve something great in the new year. But, with... By Heyden Enochson

It’s About Relationships

No, no, not the romantic kind. The regular, standard fare, everyday relationships with your co-workers, bosses, friends, neighbors, etc. – that kind. With the pace of business, the always-on life and... By Erica Olsen

A Pragmatic Approach to Leading with Your Core Purpose

In the words of Simon Sinek from his famous Start with Why Ted Talk, “People don’t care what you do, they care why you do it.” One of the pivotal moments... By Heyden Enochson

Why Great Leaders Seek Conflict for Creativity

How does Google solve their most intricate and difficult design challenges? Five days of unbridled, deep, thoughtful conflict. But, it’s not conflict in traditional sense of the word. They leverage a... By Heyden Enochson

Preparing San Francisco for the Next Generation of Tech

As one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world, San Francisco is the frontline for Silicon Valley’s latest and greatest emerging technology. In a region that has given birth... By Heyden Enochson

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