"De Flander has added another chapter to the emerging science of strategy execution."
-- Prof. Robert Kaplan, Harvard Business School & Dr David Norton
"The Execution Shortcut is a fantastic read! It is full of wonderful advice and practical examples and explains in a clear and engaging style how to get your ideas or strategies implemented. You will not only enjoy reading this book--you will act on it!"
-- Costas Markides, Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship, London Business School
"De Flander's latest book charts a strategy for taking any idea off the drawing board and into real life. A great help to anyone looking to bring a good idea into the real world."
-- Kirkus Reviews
"We all look for shortcuts. ... The short answer is that there is no magic. But there is consensus from the experts that human dynamics are more the key, and the problem, rather than any particular business strategy or tactic. A new book, The Execution Shortcut, by Jeroen De Flander, a well-respected writer and speaker on business strategy execution, offers some good insights and examples. If you aspire to get a better return from your strategy, De Flander asserts that you must learn how to position your strategy to capture the head, heart, and hands of your constituents."
"The Execution Shortcut is a must read for every leader who wants to boost strategy commitment and guide others through the implementation maze."
-- Caroline Hillegeer, Senior Vice President Strategy, GDFSUEZ
"The Execution Shortcut explains in an engaging way how Just Do It's don't come automatically. It only happens when the mind is triggered, the heart inspired, and willpower strengthened."
-- Bert Stevens, Vice President Europe Operations, Nike
"Jeroen De Flander has done it again!"
-- Paul Niven, Best-selling author Balanced Scorecard, Step-by-Step
"The Execution Shortcut gives a refreshing insight into how to make your strategy a success on the work floor. I can recommend this book to any leader."
-- Patrick Bodart, Principal Director, European Patent Office
"Finally a book that provides quality advice and real examples for helping us get to strategic execution shortcuts. De Flander has done it again with The Execution Shortcut."
-- Phillip Shoemaker, Director Applications Technology, Apple
"The Execution Shortcut offers a great roadmap to win in the new reality of business."
-- Jorge Inda Meza, Global Director of Strategic Innovation, AB InBev
"In the real world, it doesn't matter how good looking you are or how smart you are. What matters is getting things accomplished and that's what The Execution Shortcut is all about."
-- Bill Saubert, Senior Vice President Mastercard Advisors
"In The Execution Shortcut, De Flander brilliantly illustrates why the path to success is a long and winding road, fraught with dangers and potential derailers. By taking his advice, we can accelerate execution and create lasting success in any enterprise--big or small."
-- Bart Sweerman, Managing Director, Enterprise & Public Sector EMEA, Cisco
"Embrace heart, hands, and head and follow the execution path to the finish line."
-- Charles-Antoine Janssen, Board Member, UCB
"The Execution Shortcut provides a down-to-earth approach to help leaders achieve where many fail--deliver the strategic plan."
-- Jan Lång, CEO, Ahlstrom
The Execution Shortcut gives brilliant tips on execution excellence."
-- Atul Jain, Senior Vice President, Samsung Electronics
"I read this book on a long haul flight to the US, altitude 38,000 feet... but what I learned was applicable the day after. Down to earth, feet on the ground."
-- Rudi Nerinckx, Group Human Resources Director, Tessenderlo Group