Is it possible … there are things you don’t even know you don’t know about setting strategy? Without even realizing it, have you succumbed to some of the myths that surround this most important leadership discipline?
The tricky thing, according to Harvard Business Review in their article entitled 5 Myths About Strategy, is that myths can be very subtle and alluring because they are usually based on a plausible half-truth. You will recognize all five of the myths they present and be fascinated by the arguments on why each one is plausible and why it is wrong.
It’s good to shake up your thinking and challenge your paradigms on a regular basis. A look at these five myths will do just that.