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Strategic Grit™—Talking, Trust, and Tenacity: Solve Problems Faster

Strategic Grit™—Talking, Trust, and Tenacity: Solve Problems Faster

For so many contentious topics—climate change, the best way to end the pandemic, improving racial justice—it sometimes seems like it would be easier to give up and ignore their existence than solve them. But there is an effective way to navigate differing opinions and solve tough issues. Even among people with very different views, problem solving is possible with a willingness to engage in deep conversation and an openness to building trust.

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Strategic Grit: Sustaining

Strategic Grit: Sustaining

Sustaining forward momentum can be done by regularly evaluating what’s been done, adjusting plans as needed, and defining clear next steps. Repeating this cycle allows for rapid learning and quick changes that help keep projects on the path forward.

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Introducing: Strategic Grit

Introducing: Strategic Grit

Hello! We’re Jennifer Horn-Frasier and Holly Adams, business consultants who use strategy and grit to help individuals, teams, and organizations create a clear vision of the success they seek, then make it happen.

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