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Consider some of the most popular myths: Lightning never strikes the same place twice – it does. There is no gravity in space – there is, just less. Humans only use 10% of their brains – actually, a lot more (yes, even men.) Pigeons blow up if fed uncooked rice – they don’t.
It’s important to understand the strategy myths that may be keeping your team from reaching greater levels of success.
Myth Buster: Clearly distinguish your goals, strategies, mission and vision from one another.
Rich Horwath is a New York Times bestselling author on strategy, including his most recent book, StrategyMan vs. The Anti-Strategy Squad: Using Strategic Thinking to Defeat Bad Strategy and Save Your Plan. As CEO of the Strategic Thinking Institute, he has helped more than 100,000 managers develop their strategy skills through live workshops and virtual training programs. Rich is a strategy facilitator, keynote speaker and creator of more than 200 resources on strategic thinking. To sign up for the free monthly newsletter, Strategic Thinker, visit StrategySkills.com.
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