For stage-one entrepreneurs, strategy can be a moving target. You have a great idea. You’re generating revenue. Now what? What guides your next steps forward? How do you decide the proper path? How do you make strategic decisions that align with your vision? In this interactive, day-long session, we’ll apply some of Harvard’s latest thinking on strategy to the proven framework of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) for a clearer picture of your company’s competitive path forward. We’ll answer eight key questions to assist you in making better decisions around the vision, people, data, and processes that support your company’s growth. And we’ll wrap the day with a brief introduction the EOS Level-10 Meeting structure to help make your strategic vision a reality each week.
Speaker: Jim Wardlaw, Chief Change Agent, Stitch Brand and Culture
Jim is an award-winning entrepreneur with more than 35 years of experience in brand management, strategic marketing, creativity, sales and business management. He earned a BFA in Graphic Design from Michigan State University and MS in Creative Studies from SUNY Buffalo State, Buffalo, New York.
From 1995 to 2007 Jim was CEO/Principal of Publicom Inc., a full-service marketing communications firm located in East Lansing, Michigan specializing in service brand management for clients throughout the Midwest.
Following the firm’s sale, Jim held executive positions with McLaren Health Care Corporation, Flint, Michigan and Lifestyle Lift, Troy, Michigan. He is currently the Chief Change Agent and Owner of Stitch Brand & Culture, a firm that specializes in the development of executive teams in strategic execution, entrepreneurial leadership and the cultivation of innovative, collaborative organizational climates.
Jim was a member of the Detroit Chapter of EO for 8 years, is a Reactor for the University of Buffalo Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, a Certified Entrepreneurial Operating System Implementer and holds additional certifications in VIEW, KEYS, LPI, FourSight and SOQ.
Jim can be reached at 716.970.4158 or email@example.com