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Learn how to succeed with Strategy Acceleration

Would you like to know how your company can improve its ability to change in step with the world around you? How to create more time for strategy execution?
Would you also like to be able to measure execution and link it to financial results? 

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Take part in our hands-on blog series and learn how to actually execute and succeed with strategies, based on the book Strategy Acceleration.

Future-spotting: Business Agile

Future-spotting: Business Agile

Ulf Arnetz, the author of the book Strategy Acceleration, is passionate about trends affecting business strategy execution. In this post, we'll explore business agility.   What does the future look like? Which of the trends of today will have taken hold in the...

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How to make money on strategy execution

How to make money on strategy execution

Strategy acceleration is all about the company’s future survival and the ability to choose the right way towards success. This blog post is about money. We will demonstrate how capitalization—i.e. the ability to make money on the strategy execution—is faster with...

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Accelerate activities and execute according to plan

Accelerate activities and execute according to plan

How do you create conditions and ensure that the planned activities are executed according to plan? Read on to find out!  It is important to get started as quickly as possible with the activities that have been defined as most important. Execution starts as soon as...

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What about the other things we are supposed to accomplish?

What about the other things we are supposed to accomplish?

We are often asked about the need to prioritize the two most important initiatives and goals — what about all the other things we are supposed to be doing? “We have a lot of other goals to achieve. If we don’t we will not succeed”. There is a feeling that we have to...

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Anchoring – communicating the why

Anchoring – communicating the why

In strategy acceleration, we talk about anchoring instead of communication. Anchoring means ensuring that the people that will execute the strategy really understand why—and above all, understand their own role and contribution to this work. It is important that the...

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Here’s your plan for acceleration

Here’s your plan for acceleration

After reading the previous post, you know that you first need insight, followed by a decision. The next step in the process is to create a plan to accomplish the work — the acceleration plan. We will outline how to create one and what it should contain. We will also...

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The Importance of Communication and Follow-up

The Importance of Communication and Follow-up

Communication and follow-up are both essential parts of strategy execution. Yet, it's something that is often forgotten or down-prioritized.Too many companies fail with their strategy execution. We have shared a number of factors that we see are contributing reasons...

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Focus on everything? Achieve nothing

Focus on everything? Achieve nothing

You're reading a blog series based on the book "Strategy Acceleration" written by Ulf Arnetz and Catrin Brodin. The book was developed for everyone that wants to learn how to execute and realize company strategy.  Is that you? Then you should continue reading. We know...

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Traditional strategy execution vs strategy acceleration

This blog series is based on the book "Strategy Acceleration" written by Ulf Arnetz and Catrin Brodin. The book was developed for everyone that wants to learn how to execute and to realize company strategy.   Too many companies fail with their strategy execution,...

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The definition of strategy execution

The definition of strategy execution

What is strategy acceleration and how do you succeed with strategy execution? The audience at Reforce International CEO Forum is lined up to learn. This blog series will give you the practical tools you need to become one of the successful companies everybody is...

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A brief history of strategy acceleration

A brief history of strategy acceleration

Strategy emerge When it comes to strategy execution, it's clear that we've come a long way and there are several important lessons that can be learned from looking back at history. This blog series is about succeeding with strategy acceleration but before we move on,...

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

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ULF ARNETZ

Founder and Chairman of Howwe Technologies

Ulf is a successful entrepreneur who has dedicated many years to “making it happen” with a focus on growth. He is the founder of IOS Gruppen, Corechange. He has served on many boards, including  DICE (EA) and MSAB, and he has been the  European Director of CTP (Cambridge  Technology Partners, now Atos). He is currently working internationally and is the founder and chairman of the board of Howwe Technologies. With a structured method and an acceleration tool, he helps companies reach increased financial results.

CATRIN BRODIN

Founder Way Group

Catrin has worked with change processes at various companies for many years. She has managed projects ranging from smaller change projects to large strategy executions. A driving force for Catrin is helping to develop companies’ ability to change and adjust to new conditions. A few years ago she founded the company WAY!, which supports other companies going through change processes, frequently with a focus on strategy executions.