10X your Strategy Starting with How

Published: 3rd November, 2020

In life, we need to seize the moment. Asking why (with a bow to Simon Sinek) may address our underlying value driver(s). However, in the present moment we must do what we can, with what we have, with who we are with.

We cannot be like the mythical traveller who has lost track of their destination in far-flung Ireland. In seeking directions to the destination the comment “I would not start from here” from helpful bystanders is funny but not useful. To move ahead, reality dictates that we confront the fact that we must start from here, and now, to fulfil our how.

So it was that on Friday the 30th of October 2020 a small group (with a bow to Rosabeth Moss Kanter) of intrepid explorers set off on their quest to the mythical land of 10X. “Cometh the hour, cometh the (wo)man.” And so it was that Martin Johnson of YourBigPic – a little like the fabled Cheshire Cat in Alice – popped up on cue with his 3 Laws of Engagement© focusing engagement, collaboration and outcomes.

This session was hosted with YourBigPic Strategy Lead Bryce Biggs.

A Strategy is not the document that is written and never read. It’s a living breathing experience with colleagues that enables everyone involved to lean into it”


In an enlightening setting out of his three laws, Martin demonstrated the power of working smarter. Starting with the people we are with, in the time we have, and with a clear present focus on results. Doing this we can mobilise our individual and collective IP. This will provide the fulcrum that enables us to leverage a 10X improvement in results or strategy. This happens only when we put in place some key building blocks.

Did we prove our thesis of “How to 10X your Strategy now?”. In a short time we provided an insight into the key building blocks we would talk to you about putting in place for your organisation. Think less of a ‘top down telling’ more a ‘bottom up doing’ or maybe that should be ‘howing’! We had fun and recorded the stages of progress activating and involving our colleagues around us irrespective of their backgrounds and perspectives. What could we help your team achieve?

If you watch our video below you can add you weight to the jury and judge for yourself

Let’s have the conversation ..


The ‘webinar’ word doesn’t really describe what it is we do with our time in sessions. We love a conversation where everyone has the chance to contribute.

Participants are provided with the means to make connections thus drawing attention to the conversation that is going on around.

It’s how we roll!


Please do ask us to help you achieve this same impact in your organisation. We can deliver this activity for you and at the same time upskill your team to take over the delivery. You can weave this into your Change and Performance activities which means you’re paying once for resources and deploying them many times across your organisation.

Find out more about our approach for Engaging Strategy. You can have a go yourself by printing and writing on the resource within the brochure you can download. The stuff we care about is all over our YouTube channel @YourBigPic. I would love to take you through a taster of BIG PICTURE® in a Webinar you can sign-up for here.

Thanks for reading!