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Rebecca Leitch
Rebecca Leitch is a marketeer at TwentyEighty Strategy Execution - focused on bringing new project management content for the PM community.

How Strategic Leadership Improves Organisational Success

In today’s competitive business environment, an organisation’s success depends on the combination of strategic leadership and effective execution of project-based initiatives. Regardless of the specific goal, project-based initiatives can be challenging, particularly as they involve groups that consist of diverse individuals brought together to form cross-functional and cross-organisational teams. These ...

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How to Build a Strategic Project Team

As we discussed in last week’s blog, cultivating a workforce with a solid balance of technical and relational skills helps ensure the gap between strategy making and execution is minimised. However, in organisations of every size, the teams involved in executing strategic projects are becoming more and more diverse, therefore aligning ...

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How to Close the Strategy Execution Gap

Strategy making sets the strategic direction of the organisation, often through the identification of goals and metrics which drive the business forward. The importance of strategy is widely acknowledged as essential to staying relevant in the market, yet a gap between strategy and its execution continues to impede success across ...

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Building Adaptive Leaders Who Can Get Critical Work Done

Today’s business environment is increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA), means that organisations must consistently balance the need to achieve strategic goals and respond to changes in their markets in order to drive business success. This demands specific capabilities and an intentional approach, starting with selecting and executing critical ...

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Strategy Execution partners with Duke Corporate Education and launches the new Adaptive Strategic Execution Programme

Today’s leaders of project-based work must have the right skill sets, adaptive approach and responsive mind-set to help them and their organisations navigate an increasingly complex and collaborative environment. Strategy Execution has partnered with Duke Corporate Education to equip project-based leaders with the skills to better manage this complexity – ...

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How to Achieve Transformational Change

When a dramatic shift in consumer behaviour or a new competitor enters the market, transformational change becomes a matter of survival if a business is going to be able to keep up with competition and move forward. Successful change management requires the overseeing of many complex and moving parts, as ...

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How to Equip your Talent to Deliver on Strategic Goals

The modern business environment is evolving to recognize the importance of strategic projects, meaning traditional project management techniques are no longer sufficient to achieve the growth and business transformation that these strategic projects demand. The need for performance improvement, with particular focus on the soft skills including leadership, communication and ...

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Our Story – Then, Now and How

Then For 35 years, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution has delivered training to over 35% of the world’s largest companies – serving 1.4 million professionals from 100 countries. Formed as ESI International in 1981 to provide project management and contract management training, by 1984 we had partnered with The George Washington University (GWU), and through this academic partnership were ...

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