Author Archives: One Strategies

About One Strategies

Mike & Julie Edwards are directors of One Strategies, a specialist business consultancy service that works with companies to build tailored strategic solutions which deliver sustained growth and ultimately, higher returns. One Strategies is based in the Bay of Plenty New Zealand. 64 21 481 253 or 64 7 533 1971. Or email me; mike@onestrategies.com

Here are some big questions for you!

A while ago I posted a blog on the importance of asking big questions to cast vision. At the time of writing that blog I was looking for some local examples of big questions asked by leaders. I didn’t find … Continue reading

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How to Unleash your Organization

This is a great article by Geoffrey Webb As companies grow, complexity and bureaucracy grow as well. As bureaucracy grows, agility, responsiveness and vitality decrease. It’s an old story we’ve seen repeated many times—but the companies that are booming in … Continue reading

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Why vision must capture the heart!

So much rests on the vision we cast. The future of those we are responsible for, our families, our staff, our customers, shareholders, community, country and every country in which we operate are all affected for good or bad for … Continue reading

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How do you know if you have a vision statement that works?

When do you know if your vision statement works? Well, simply put, it must do three things. It must: Inspire Impact Ignite Let me explain… Inspire: Your vision must inspire passion in you and your staff. It must also be big … Continue reading

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Taking Action when it’s Too Hard

Failure, dissapointment, financial crisis… each of these things can debilitate us, causing us to give up, get angry, get depressed or all of the above. One thing I have found to be absolutely essential in order to move towards a … Continue reading

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Being Positive to PSA

On Nov 3 2010 the NZ Kiwifruit industry looked incredible. Growing gold in particular was highly profitable. The cash that the annual harvest generated allowed for deep investment right through the value chain. The future could not look better, the … Continue reading

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Ask BIG Questions

Nothing stimulates vision more then asking big questions In fact, a simple well stated question can actually become a powerful organisational changing vision. Ratan Tata, the CEO of the Indian based TATA Motors, provided a good example of such a … Continue reading

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