SKCI’s 5 Key Questions (5KQ) Strategy Series
Insight Article: Strategy Series Question 1 – Where are we now?“Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.”Many business leaders find the process of developing strategy quite daunting. Part of the...
Insight Article: Strategy Series Question 2 - Where do we want to go?Continuing The 5KQ Approach In the previous article we looked at the first of the Five Key Questions (5KQ) for Strategy Development, namely ‘Where are we now?’. The second Question in the 5KQ series...
Insight Article: Strategy Series Question 3 - What are we going to do (differently?)Stage 3 of the 5KQ Approach In the previous articles we looked at the first two of the Five Key Questions (5KQ) for Strategy Development, namely ‘Where are we now?’ and ‘Where do we...
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Much has been written about the importance of measuring carbon emissions and the importance of addressing climate change. Indeed, this is increasingly becoming a legal requirement with, for example, larger companies in the UK having to report against SECR (Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting).
Many successful business people identify with being a ‘Type A’ personality, which we colloquially agree means ambitious, action oriented, goal driven and tenacious. This often translates to a full schedule and a long To Do List with big goals to achieve. However, we are all limited by the time and energy we have available to succeed, so it’s useful to develop strategies to maximise productivity.
It seems that climate change is rarely out of the news these days; jostling for top-spot with COVID, Brexit and US politics. Yet, in SKCI’s experience, the Directors of many companies are still struggling to define a clear strategy for sustainability and climate change. Smaller companies are often doing little whilst it is easy for larger companies to focus on the legal requirements…