AN OLD MAP WON'T.... Gary Hamel

You can't use an old map
to see a new land.

— Gary Hamel, leading expert on business strategy

 

DO YOU HAVE A NEW LAND YOU WANT TO GO TO?

Is there some new territory... someplace your organization has never been... somewhere uninhabited by competitors?

Many leaders do. But often they are using old maps — the same skills and thinking as before — and they aren't getting anywhere.

Gary Hamel suggests the way to begin is to create a new map — incorporating new learning, fresh thinking — and a very strong commitment to get there.

Carl Francis
CFrancis@Envisian.com

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DR. GARY P. HAMEL (born 1954) is an American management expert, business professor, and author. He is a Visiting Professor of Strategic Management at London Business School. 

Working with C.K. Prahalad, Hamel developed the concept of core competencies. The Wall Street Journal ranked Gary Hamel as one of the world's most influential business thinkers and Forbes magazine has called him the world's leading expert on business strategy.

He is a founder of Strategos, an international management consulting firm based in Chicago. Hamel is a graduate of Andrews University and the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Hamel lives in Salt Lake City.