ISSUE #350! In this 8020Info Water Cooler we focus on a strategy development theme to celebrate a special milestone — Issue #350! Below you’ll find some of our most referenced content from over the past 20+ years. Enjoy!

Strategy Is About Making Choices
Mission and Vision Frame Your Strategies
Strategy’s Companion … Change
Implementation Brings Your Strategy to Life
Five Zingers on Stakeholder Engagement
The List:  Planning Under Uncertainty
Bringing Values and Identity Into Strategy Development
Reading: The Guru Guide | Strategy Bites Back

Vol-21_No-15_Nov_1-2021 Read More »


In this 8020Info Water Cooler we cover six barriers that hamper strategy development, trouble-causing leadership styles, premium pricing, remote work, the psychology of persuasion, and dealing with uncertainty . Enjoy!

Why Your Strategy Isn’t Working
Beware Of These Leadership Styles
Premium Pricing: The Right And Wrong Way
Remote vs. In-Office Work
The Psychology of Influence and Persuasion
Flying In The Face of Uncertainty

Vol-20_No-11_Aug_10-2020 Read More »


In this 8020Info Water Cooler we share tips on a better way to manage incoming email, recruiting that emphasizes meaningful work, 14 Amazon growth principles, using psychology around deadlines, and building your team’s grit to push through uncertainty and risk. Enjoy!

Try The Stack Method For Managing Email
Recruiting: Meaningful Work vs. Lower Pay
Beware Of Success Disease
Psychology-Based Tips To Meet Deadlines
The List: Amazon’s 14 Growth Principles
Build Grit To Push Through Risk, Uncertainty and Fear

Vol-19_No-14_Oct_07-2019 Read More »