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Episode 95: The Things Left Undone – Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

When you’re in the middle of the scrum, with a thousand requests coming at you at the same time, how do you prioritize? How do you deliver to expectations? How do you maintain the quality of your thinking and output? How do you stay sane? Life comes at you fast. To be a strategist means to never have a dull moment. But it is a … Continue reading Episode 95: The Things Left Undone – Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

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Episode 94: Leading As A Digital Strategist

The strategist sits at the heart of the organization; is it any wonder your colleagues look to you for leadership? What are the traits that make a strategist a good leader, and how do you best provide that leadership as a strategist? Think back to what we’ve defined as the role of the strategist. The overarching responsibility of the strategist is to┬ádrive the thinking, ideas … Continue reading Episode 94: Leading As A Digital Strategist

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Episode 93: The Work: The 5 Elements To Know What Great Looks Like

It’s a nebulous and subjective thing. Who decides what great work looks like, and why? What’s more, we aren’t creative directors. We are digital strategists. Our work isn’t designed to inspire, amuse or move. Our work is designed to perform. So before you launch, and until you have results that validate your strategy, how can you know if your work is great? A while back … Continue reading Episode 93: The Work: The 5 Elements To Know What Great Looks Like

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Episode 92: Digital Strategy Frameworks

Bringing order to chaos. Simplicity to complexity. Vision to practicality. The strategist is there to align stakeholders, solve problems and achieve ambitious objectives. But doing so is not a straightforward task. Not unless you have a strategic framework to depend on. A strategic framework is a visualization of the components that make up the strategy, their relative position to each other, and the way they … Continue reading Episode 92: Digital Strategy Frameworks