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Mark Holst-Mikkelsen


Mark Holst-Mikkelsen is Head of Expertise & Partnerships at DecideAct. He has spent his career passionately exploring what is needed for organizations to succeed with their strategies. Mark has a Ph.D. in Strategy Execution from Copenhagen Business School on the topic "Why Do Companies Fail in Strategy Execution?", and he has made several articles and books on the subject. Over the last 20 years Mark has worked with many leading companies, helping them to maximize the impact of their strategies.

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Driving Strategic Impact with KPIs

While most strategies begin with high aspirations for making a positive impact on the world, it's important to manage their actual impact as well. This article will show you how to put strategic impact management into practice using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to make your strategy a reality. 

OKR vs KPI: What’s the difference?

OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) and KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) are both performance management tools with different purposes. OKRs are goal-setting frameworks used to align a company's or an individual's objectives with their broader business strategy.

5 Steps to Success with your Team Strategy

Working together as a team is one of the most important catalysts for success for any organization. The foundations for good teamwork are trust, commitment, accountability, the right level of conflict, and a strong focus on results. However, if a team is also to succeed with their strategy, it is important to follow a handful of recommendations that get unfolded in this blog.   

Is your organization ready for the Perfect Storm?

These macro forces challenging the way organizations do business are raising questions about what the new normal will look like when the dust settles. But with little indication of when that dust will settle, KPIs can protect your organization from the Perfect Storm—and even help it thrive.