German-American Alumni Network

Hello! If you’ve landed here it must mean you are part of the German-American Alumni Network Strategic Doing session. We invite you to enter your name for a chance to win a copy of Strategic Doing: Ten Skills for Agile Leadership. To be eligible for the drawing, please fill out the form below.

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Certified Strategic Doing Workshop Leader Practicum

Individuals who successfully complete the Strategic Doing Masterclass offered by Hutcheson Associates are considered Strategic Doing Practitioners and may begin using the discipline right away! Most practitioners choose to continue developing their mastery of the discipline by completing an optional (but highly encouraged) practicum to become Certified Workshop Leaders. This Certified Workshop Leader training is…

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The Future of Innovation Is Horizontal

Did you know that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – ALSAC is one of the best places to work for innovators according to Fast Company? We totally agree! Scott serves on their Digital & Innovation Advisory Board and he participated in the 2021 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – ALSAC Innovation Week held earlier this…

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What Are the New Skills Need for Innovation? A New Report Points to Strategic Doing’s Ten Skills for Agile Leadership

This newly-released report out of Canada, The Mother of Invention: Skills for Innovation in the Post-Pandemic World points out that the COVID-19 pandemic forced many enterprises to innovate rapidly in order to simply survive. They contrast this with a 20-year effort of the Canadian Treasury Board that attempted to spur innovation by reducing risk. The…

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AEM-Cube: Connecting People to Growth, Innovation, and Strategic Transformation

Growth, innovation, and strategic transformation are team sports, not solo ventures. Complex undertakings like these require a variety of ideas, mindsets, and areas of expertise to achieve results. This required variety doesn’t rest within the mind or experiences of any one individual, no matter how brilliant. Groups, organizations, and even groups of organizations have a…

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Strategic Doing Masterclass: Spring 2021 Cohort

What a joy it was to get to know this inspiring group of leaders who participated in our most recent Strategic Doing Masterclass. So happy to welcome them to the Strategic Doing Practitioner community. Each of these individuals is already doing remarkable work in their organizations and communities. We designed our masterclass to give leaders…

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From Pipelines to Platforms

In their article in the Harvard Business Review, Van Alstyne, Parker, and Choudary (2016) point to the need for new mindsets and models for value creation. They contend that many organizational leaders have a “pipeline” view of how value is created. The authors make the case that this pipeline approach results in organizations and programs…

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