Brightline’s resources include reports, infographics, books, and interviews specially designed to improve your organization’s strategy design and strategy delivery. Download them all and share across your networks.

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Report – Dec 21, 2017

Bright Ideas in Business from TEDWomen

The goal of this TED Women 2017, held in New Orleans, was to surface bold ideas from women and those who support them. Because the Brightline Initiative is dedicated to helping leaders from all types of organizations turn their strategic ideas into results, we were on hand at TEDWomen, taking notes on the most actionable and inspiring ideas on the mainstage. Here, the ones we think will help you reach new heights.

Report – Oct 27, 2017

Bright Ideas in Business from TEDGlobal

TEDGlobal 2017 – Arusha, Tanzania – was a celebration of those out there doing something — whether starting a company or initiative, challenging conventional wisdom or stirring up a new movement. In this report, you can read the event takeaways. Whether you run a startup, sit in the C-Suite or are known as a star employee, these ideas are sure to spark new thinking and renew your inspiration.

Report – Oct 20, 2017

Appendix – Closing the Gap: Designing and Delivering a Strategy that Works

This appendix is a complimentary resource to the Special Report “Closing the Gap: Designing and Delivering a Strategy that Works”, written by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), and supported by the Brightline Initiative. It contains all charts based on the 25 questions from the survey conducted by the EIU in June and July 2017.

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Report – Oct 03, 2017

Closing the Gap: Designing and Delivering a Strategy that Works

To understand why many organizations fail to bridge the gap between strategy design and delivery, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), sponsored by the Brightline Initiative,undertook a global multi-sector survey of 500 senior executives from companies with annual revenues of $1 billion or more. This special report draws on the survey and additional in-depth interviews with 13 corporate leaders and academic experts.

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Report – Sep 22, 2017

Brightline 10 Guiding Principles

We have crafted this set of guiding principles to help leaders shrink the costly and wasteful gap between strategy design and delivery. These principles are for us both a moral rule and a basic truth. Practices can change, business models are disrupted, technology evolves, but principles do not change. They are the soul of strategy design and delivery.

Interviews (3)

Interview – Oct 03, 2017

Bridging the Strategy Implementation Gap

To gain a more in-depth understanding of this complex field, the EIU interviewed Joseph Jimenez, CEO of Novartis, and Donald Sull, Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, about strategy implementation.

Infographics (3)

Infographic – Oct 03, 2017

Harnessing the Power of Feedback Loops for Strategy Design and Delivery

Changes in competitor and customer demands frequently undermine strategy delivery… so most companies monitor key customer and competitor trends likely to affect strategy. However, monitoring is not enough, see why. Based on a recent Economist Intelligence Unit survey exploring how companies implement strategy.

Books (1)

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Book – Nov 13, 2017

Strategy@Work | From design to delivery

A unique partnership between the Brightline Initiative and Thinkers50 has created Strategy@Work. The book showcases some of the very best thinkers in the field of strategy and beyond. We hope that it acts as a catalyst for readers to get things done.

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