The Strategic Commitment Blog

Different Behavior Means Better Meetings

June 21st, 2011 | Josh Leibner

In our last blog post on this topic, we talked about the difference between a meeting that is organized around an agenda and one that is oriented around outcomes. In […]

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Is Your Company Strategy Bold and Compelling?

June 8th, 2011 | Josh Leibner

Often senior executives define strategy in a limited and narrow way. They focus on a vision or a direction, or sometimes even clear, measurable objectives. But to be effective, a […]

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Talking About What You Are Not Talking About

June 1st, 2011 | Josh Leibner

What do you consider to be the key drivers of your group’s effectiveness? Is it their ability to raise and address difficult issues? Is it their skill at being able […]

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From Correct and Calculated To Passionate And Courageous

May 31st, 2011 | Josh Leibner

Welcome to the Quantum podcast series featuring Gershon Mader and Josh Leibner, co-authors of the best selling business book: The Power of Strategic Commitment: Achieving Extraordinary Results Through Total Alignment […]

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4 Steps To Creating Total Strategic Alignment

May 24th, 2011 | Josh Leibner

Most leaders believe that it takes between six and 12 months, or longer, to develop a strategy. They mistakenly think that the criteria for a meaningful strategy are the amount […]

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Trust is Underrated

May 23rd, 2011 | Josh Leibner

Think about it. You are in a jam. Your customer needs delivery of the product one week sooner than she originally requested, and you see no way to meet this […]

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4 Ways You May be Undermining Employee Engagement

May 10th, 2011 | Josh Leibner

In last week’s blog post, we took a look at the connection between appreciation and employee engagement. This week, we continue the theme with a post that looks at the […]

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How To Make Your Offsite Shine

April 27th, 2011 | Josh Leibner

Welcome to the Quantum podcast series featuring Gershon Mader and Josh Leibner, co-authors of the best selling business book: The Power of Strategic Commitment: Achieving Extraordinary Results Through Total Alignment […]

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Create Your Future

March 14th, 2011 | Josh Leibner

Alan Kay, a former Apple Fellow, said, “The only way to predict the future is to invent it.” Steve Jobs has consistently said that his strategy relies on “looking for the next […]

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Generating Commitment Requires Great Courage

January 25th, 2011 | Josh Leibner

Generating commitment is possible for any leadership team willing to follow some simple rules. The first rule is the toughest: brutal honesty. We’re not talking about being brutally honest with others, but rather […]

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