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Are we there yet?

For those of you who are interested in my remarks at PYXERA'S 2018 Global Engagement Forum, here's a quick summary. Collaborators, listen up. Manage the experience of the journey and the people are likely to stay with you. First, action without foresight is hazardous....

Yes, collaboration is a choice

While on Sabbatical, I took the opportunity to reflect on many of the seminal moments in the company's first decade or so of existence. As you might imagine, several themes continuously emerged as I reflected on our work and our impact. At the very top of the list...

Post Sabbatical Reflections

It's been more than two years since I last posted a blog and a lot has happened in that time period. I took some time to rethink the direction of the company and, in the process, I rediscovered my own. When I formed Symphonic Strategies roughly 14 years ago, it was an...

Writing Sabbatical

We've decided to embark on our own strategic planning process next year. It will give us a chance to reflect on what we've done and what we've learned over the last ten years of work. This means that we're going to take a respite from our blog. Rest assured that once...

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