In organisations big and small it helps if a) there is a plan and b) people are told about it. Typically that is what ‘strategy’ is supposed to be about – but what happens if no-one knows what the plan is, or indeed if there really is one?…

Jamie Pyper is a Partner in SeeStep, a qualified psychotherapist and former Silicon Valley innovator. His experience of how strategy – or rather the apparent lack of it – became undiscussable in an organisation that was at the forefront of technological innovation at the time, reveals how quickly something fundamental to the success of a business can become taboo, and ultimately contribute to its demise.

Jamie talks about leadership good and bad, the rhetoric of strategy, culture clashes, and the death of a great brand.