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Todd Williams, an executive consultant with three decades of experience helping organizations connect strategy to successful projects; just completed his latest book which was five years in the making.  In Filling Execution Gaps, Williams, closes the “gap” with a persuasive book that identifies the six execution “gaps”, clearly articulates the executive strategy to turn strategic goals into business value and opens a wider lens to the “larger system” for success – the executive, middle management, project manager and project team.

Per the latest PMI Pulse of the Profession 2017, “C-suite continues to be largely focused on bridging strategy formulation and execution and tackling technology and business disruption;” Williams’ research suggests organizations can meet these objectives if they fill these gaps. C-Suite executives, middle management, business and project leaders can use this book as a valuable reference and resource to gain real world insights so Williams shared his wisdom with me about his new book; here’s what he revealed about the gaps we’ve been missing.

Read the full articles on Linked In (Part 1 & 2) 

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Thank you, Naomi!

Looks interesting -- bridging some critical gaps

Thanks for this insight.

Thanks Naomi for sharing a nice book on bridging the execution gaps in turning strategic goals into business value.

To answer a couple of private messages I have received, The best price for the North American reader is here: (40% discount). But it is also available on Amazon (you might tell them they are being beat on price).

Informative and thanks for sharing

...thanks for sharing....vieledank

Very interesting article. Thanks for sharing.

Thanks for sharing this Naomi!

Thanks for this insight.

Dear Naomi
Interesting insight on the topic: "Strategy for Leaders"
Thanks for sharing Todd Williams's "Filling Execution Gaps"

Dear Naomi
I had the opportunity to read the content of the link you shared
Great questions (congratulations)
I liked: "My research shows that six primary gaps prevent successful project execution. Those are:
· Absence of common understanding,
· Disengaged executive sponsors
Misalignment with strategic goals
· Poor change management
· Ineffective governance, and
· Lackluster leadership

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