Strategy defines everything else. All your decisions, actions, and energy will be redirected and constrained by your strategy. Peter Drucker talked about the role of strategy in helping executives deal with the “right risks” and succeed in unpredictable environments. An effective strategy is the difference between Apple and Blackberry or Intel and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).
I help companies and teams set the right strategy using a process called Sentient Strategy® — developed by Alan Weiss – consultant, speaker, and bestselling author. Through this innovative process, we can define a strategy for the next 12 – 18 months in one day and set the right foundation to start executing on it. Spending more time than one day or trying to look out 5 years in the future is foolish. The world changes too rapidly, and companies need flexible ways to operate today. Sentient Strategy provides the ideal framework for this.
Using the Sentient process, we will work together to:
- Understand why strategies tend to fail in the execution and not formulation.
- Identify the 2 – 3 strategic factors that will make the difference in your business.
- Determine a plan for improving each strategic factor.
- Assign accountabilities and design timelines to ensure that the strategy is executed.
To learn more, get in touch and we can discuss if this is a good fit for your company.
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Ruben from Practico Analytics is quite simply a Mixpanel Guru and Analytics wiz. Extremely professional, very knowledgeable, and just amazingly helpful guy who will ensure you get your Mixpanel and Segment (or any other tool) tracking configured the right way, as trust me, it's so easy to make mistakes and put your data in a bad format.
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Before we got hooked up with Ruben, we had several questions that we were trying to figure out and didn't have complete confidence in the data we were seeing. We need an expert and Ruben was a fantastic partner. We were able to achieve all of what we outlined in the project, and we're very, very happy with the results.
We had an absolute abundance of data available to us through and we didn't know what to do with it and we didn't know how to turn it from a lot of data into something really useful and tangible for us to learn as a business, but also for our customers to learn. Ruben helped us create dashboards for our own business insights but also for our vendors and our users. I'm sure we'll work with you again in the future.
Ruben from Practico Analytics helped us understand the weaknesses in how our team was using data and prepared a strategy that would allow us to solve these challenges and level up your analytics capabilities. I would highly recommend Ruben to any company that needs an outside perspective on how to solve critical issues like hiring the right people and selecting the right tools.
Practico Analytics was essential for our implementation of a fully functioning analytics program within our company. Without our own in-house data expert, we could not have set up our analytics program without Practico. They started by helping us to analyze all the metrics we were currently tracking across the company, and what data we wished we were tracking. They then helped us to drill down and determine which metrics were essential for the stage of growth we were at. Finally, they helped us to design an automated system for tracking the data from all the disparate sources that our B to C company was dealing with. I cannot recommend them more highly.
How I Can Help You
I specialize in helping medium-sized and large enterprises, including the Fortune 1000, design an impactful and effective strategy across all industries.
Take your team through the Sentient one-day process and provide advice on the execution of the strategy.
Help your team monitor the execution of the strategy and deal with the unexpected roadblocks that you’re bound to face.
Work with each of your leadership team members to establish proper accountabilities and align them to the overall strategy.