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Our Guiding Principles

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Principle #1

Acknowledge that strategy delivery is just as important as strategy design

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Principle #2

Accept that you’re accountable for delivering the strategy you designed

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Principle #3

Dedicate and mobilize the right resources

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Principle #4

Leverage insight on customers and competitors

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Principle #5

Be bold, stay focused and keep it as simple as possible

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Principle #6

Promote team engagement and effective cross-business cooperation

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Principle #7

Demonstrate bias toward decision-making and own the decisions you make

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Principle #8

Check ongoing initiatives before committing to new ones

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Principle #9

Develop robust plans but allow for missteps — fail fast to learn fast

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Principle #10

Celebrate success and recognize those who have done good work

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