Strategy: SmartBrief Originals

Leaders can't avoid decisions, but they can improve how they think through them.

Dive
Dive

Be brave to discover the next big thing.

Light bulb
Light bulb

In industry after industry, companies find themselves facing a new normal. Call it continuous disruption, as oxymoronic as that sounds.

Broken business model
Broken business model

Corporate leaders are admittedly confused by the rapid pace of change. It's no time to be complacent.

Data
Data

Data can identify patterns and illuminate future choices, but relying exclusively on data is like driving relying only on the rearview mirror.

Animate the vision
Animate the vision

When you weave the emotional connection to what matters most to the buyer together with the logical case for change, you animate the vision. You breathe life into it by making it more concrete.

Project management
Project management

A key principle of sound project management is the proper definition of roles and responsibilities.

Analytics
Analytics

There are several steps businesses can take to foster a culture that habitually and successfully maximizes the benefit of analytics at all levels.

Strategy
Strategy

Seeking innovation in frustration is an evergreen method of creating change. And there’s one other benefit: It keeps you from feeling sorry for yourself.

Innovation
Innovation

As a leader, what if you feel you’re not innovative? It's possible to create a mindset that will allow you to develop your creativity.