Leading Strategy

Working with their live business challenges, developing leaders capable of leading the future, not just iterating the status quo.

How are we different?

This is the fundamental question that an organisation’s strategy should address. Our work in helping leaders to create and lead strategy focuses on two central challenges: Creating and operationalising a strategy that creates competitive differential, and understanding how they help their teams to face the reality of that strategy and inspire the change required to make it happen.

Too often an organisation’s strategy is simply an extrapolation of existing ways of thinking and operating. In our hyper accelerating world, strategy must embrace the realities of new exponential technologies, radical new business models and mounting customer expectation. Strategy development should be a careful balance between validating the lifespan of the existing business model and the ability to quantify risk and investment to create the future. We work with leaders, and their live challenges, to achieve strategic clarity and make progress on the mindset and behavioural shifts required, whilst building their capability for big picture thinking in the future.

“DPA really got beneath our company’s skin to understand our business and the brief. The quality of the business facilitation stood out.”


EA Games

Strategic Storytelling

Royal London Group

Scottish Life Strategy

Allianz Global

CSR Visual Strategy

Women’s Tennis Association

Vision And Strategy

“Thoroughly recommended.”


Stella McCartney

Defining Strategy With The Board


Top 250 African Leaders Change Strategy


People Strategy

Karen Millen

Strategic Capabilities


Strategic Planning


Strategic Planning For Private Banking

States of Jersey

Strategy Mapping

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