The Way Forward: Strategic Management & Ruthless Consistency
With Michael Canic, PhD, President, Making Strategy Happen
As we entered 2020, many organizations mapped-out a multi-year strategic plan. Then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Well thought out plans were, in many cases, set-aside as leaders dealt with the myriad challenges that emerged.
Michael Canic, author of Ruthless Consistency: How Committed Leaders Execute Strategy, Implement Change, and Build Organizations That Win draws on 20 years of experience as a strategy + execution consultant, detailing a comprehensive yet intuitive approach that has helped leaders turn their goals into strategy and strategy into reality. It consists of:
- Developing the right focus
- Creating the right environment
- Building the right team
- Demonstrating the right commitment
As you re-engage your organization, your leaders and your Trustees, you will be equipped and inspired to lead the way forward through strategic management and ruthless consistency.
Michael Canic, PhD, President, Making Strategy Happen
Michael Canic is President of Making Strategy Happen, a consulting firm that helps committed leaders turn ambition into strategy, and strategy into reality.
As a consultant, he has helped hundreds of organizational leaders across North America — in business, education, and the not-for-profit world — achieve their strategic goals by instituting the structure and discipline of his Strategic Management System™. Recognized for his expertise, Michael was selected as a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches global initiative.
As a business leader, he managed the consulting division of The Atlanta Consulting Group, a pioneering firm in the field of trust-based leadership. He also held a leadership role at FedEx, where his district became the most recognized in the Americas for service quality.
As a coach, he helped lead the UBC football team to a National Championship.
As a speaker, Michael has delivered hundreds of invited presentations to audiences on four continents. He has received the highest earned speaking designation from the National Speakers Association.
As an author, his book, Ruthless Consistency: How Committed Leaders Execute Strategy, Implement Change, and Build Organizations That Win, was a feature release of McGraw Hill in 2020, and hit #1 on Amazon’s “Hot New Releases” list in the Human Resources category and #2 in the Management category.
Michael holds a PhD in the psychology of human performance from UBC where he studied with future Nobel Prize recipient, Daniel Kahneman.