Blogs Beyond Tactics

stratIt’s easy to get bogged down in the day-to-day tactics when working in an in-house group. Tactics are important to be sure. They make up the operational engine that drives the creation of design deliverables that meet client needs. But without strategic planning and execution focused on long-term business goals, an in-house team will never reach its full potential, risking a devolution into a short-order restaurant, commoditized business model.

Below are 10 blogs and sites that will incite, inspire and provoke strategic thinking.

andrewzolli.com

www.poptech.org

designthinking.ideo.com

www.ted.com

www.danpink.com/office-hours

www.strategy-business.com

bobsutton.typepad.com

http://37signals.com/svn

www.toddhenry.com/blog/

sethgodin.typepad.com

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