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Strategic Doing and the Iceberg Model

By Ed Morrison / September 6, 2021 / Comments Off on Strategic Doing and the Iceberg Model

Strategy in open networks — teams, collaborations, clusters, and ecosystems — is different. Successful network-based strategies require us to think differently, behave differently and do our work together differently. Making […]

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Self-Discovery in Strategic Doing

By Liz Nilsen / June 27, 2021 / Comments Off on Self-Discovery in Strategic Doing

This reflection, from Angie Jordan of Iowa City, delves into the role of self-discovery in Strategic Doing. Angie finds herself on the “exploratory” end of the S-Curve that we discuss […]

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Civic conversations: can we stop shouting?

By Liz Nilsen / June 10, 2021 / Comments Off on Civic conversations: can we stop shouting?

The last few years have given us plenty of bad habits to break, but one of the most vexing questions facing us now might be, can we stop shouting at […]

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Cognitive Diversity – a powerful tool for strategy

By Liz Nilsen / May 7, 2021 / Comments Off on Cognitive Diversity – a powerful tool for strategy

Your organization probably has a DEI (diversity, equity & inclusion) plan, but we’re betting it doesn’t include cognitive diversity – a powerful tool for strategy in teams and organizations. Cognitive […]

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A mini-makeover for the site – what to know

By Liz Nilsen / April 26, 2021 / Comments Off on A mini-makeover for the site – what to know

You may have noticed a mini-makeover for the site – just unveiled to the world yesterday. No, we haven’t gotten on the bandwagon for the latest Korean beauty products (including […]

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Engaging the next generation with Strategic Doing

By Liz Nilsen / March 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Engaging the next generation with Strategic Doing

You might assume it’s mostly working professionals using the discipline, but there’s a number of initiatives engaging the next generation with Strategic Doing. One such project is in Muncie, Indiana, […]

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Are you ready for the future? It’s here.

By Liz Nilsen / March 22, 2021 / Comments Off on Are you ready for the future? It’s here.

Are we ready for the future? Maybe we better be. Our Third Thursday series continues to be a source of great conversation and food for thought long after. Last week […]

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Handling Wicked Problems

By Ed Morrison / March 4, 2021 / Comments Off on Handling Wicked Problems

Over 15 years at Purdue, we ran #strategicdoing through some pretty wicked test beds. And, as our colleague from the Netherlands told us (after running his own experiments), “It just […]

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Ecosystem development: what’s the magic ingredient?

By Liz Nilsen / January 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Ecosystem development: what’s the magic ingredient?

Do you know the magic ingredient for healthy ecosystem development? As Strategic Doing efforts grow, they leave the realm of individual projects and the work begins to take on the […]

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Supporting small businesses to move forward

By Liz Nilsen / December 28, 2020 / Comments Off on Supporting small businesses to move forward

At last, it’s time for moving forward. 2020 is almost – mercifully – behind us. The challenges of this year will certainly not disappear at the stroke of midnight, but […]

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