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Articles

Article – Jan 23, 2018

The Brightline Initiative gives life to ideas

The Brightline Initiative helps leaders bring new ideas into action and creates new opportunities for a range of organisations by bridging the gap between strategy design and delivery.

Books

Book – Jul 09, 2018

战略制胜 | Strategy@Work: From design to delivery

Working with our partners at Thinkers50, The Brightline Initiative have created Strategy@Work. It 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.

Book – Nov 13, 2017

Strategy@Work: From design to delivery

Working with our partners at Thinkers50, The Brightline Initiative have created Strategy@Work. It 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.

Case studies

Case study – Jun 08, 2018

NASA’s Down-To-Earth Principles Deliver Positive Strategic Outcomes

Not every organization is preparing for future trips to Mars or searching for planets well beyond our solar system. But while the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) pursues these and additional otherworldly ambitions, its approach to strategy delivery offers real-life lessons for all industries.

Infographics

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.

Interviews

Interview – Oct 03, 2017

Bridging the Strategy Implementation Gap

The EIU interviewed Joseph Jimenez, CEO of Novartis, and Donald Sull, Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, about strategy implementation.

Reports

Report – Jun 15, 2018

Amazing Ideas in Business from TED2018

TED 2018 – The Age of Amazement – In business, so much can spark amazement — a great idea that suggests a new market, a product or service that becomes a part of people’s lives, a plan that has an entirely different effect than what was predicted.

Report – Mar 28, 2018

Harvard Business Review: The Gap Between Strategy and Execution

This HBR Insight Center collection, sponsored by Brightline, cuts through the jargon and hand-waving and gives executives clear, actionable advice on how to close the gap between strategy and execution. A total of 24 relevant articles were compiled in this report.

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 main stage. Here, the ones we think will help you reach new heights.

Report – Oct 27, 2017

Bright Ideas in Business from TEDGlobal

TEDGlobal 2017 was a celebration of those out there doing something, whether starting a company or initiative, challenging conventional wisdom or stirring up a new movement. The Brightline Initiative was on hand, taking notes on every moment. In this report, our key takeaways.

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 (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.

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