Strategy to Reality brings together a vast number of perspectives and experiences, offering business leaders the straight talk necessary to clarify, simplify, and humanize business architecture with Whynde Kuehn’s practical and actionable approach.
Whynde Kuehn’s vision can be summed up in one word: big. She loves climbing mountains—physical and metaphorical—and her most successful summit can be found in Business Architecture, an aspect of business development that she has pioneered, explored, and mastered. She is a passionate guide for business architecture leaders and practitioners around the world who are motivated to achieve goals, implement effective strategies, and provide measurable results. Her approach can be implemented by organizations of any size: from an NGO, government organization, or Fortune 500 company, to a non-profit or startup.
Within Strategy to Reality, Whynde Kuehn offers a well-informed, holistic view that can transform and reshape the world. She arms Business Architecture Practitioners and Strategy Execution Leaders with the in-house training and tools they need to close the gap between strategy and successful execution. Whynde believes that every organization needs to build their own capacity for continuous change, and it is her goal that they reach their goals, while gaining the “vision” they need to see the clearest course of action and to weave it all together.
It is Whynde Kuehn’s goal to help the leaders of today and tomorrow build better organizations and unlock new ways of executing strategies, increasing collaboration, and creating value, growth, and profits. Those who seek to be a catalyst for change in their company, who relentlessly seek ways to do things better, and who always ask, “Why?” and “What if?” will find the strategies they need to enact that change in Strategy to Reality.
Whynde Kuehn is recognized globally as the most sought-after Business Architecture Pioneer and Thought Leader who is deeply rooted in delivering measurable business results. A ‘boots on the ground Leader,’ Whynde has worked with some of the largest and most complex organizations around the world—from Fortune 500 companies, governmental and non-profit organizations, to social enterprises, startups, and cross-sector initiatives, to name a few. She has helped countless clients to develop their strategy execution muscles and deliver results in millions saved or earned. Her unique Strategy Execution Approach teaches businesses how to make informed decisions, avoid potential landmines, and gain the strategic tools they need to weave together an entire ecosystem of teams—one that can harmoniously move big ideas into action across departments, products, and regions.
One of Whynde’s most recognized skills is assisting business leaders and their teams as they cultivate their business architecture practices. She is determined to create holistic solutions—leveraging business architecture as the keystone—that empower leaders of any sized organization with simple, repeatable techniques, so that clear intent can become an organized effort. Her arsenal of tools is designed to duplicate results for decades to come for business architects, change makers, business and technology executives, and strategy execution leaders.
Whynde is the founder of a dedicated online platform that helps people master the art and science of business architecture, as well as a co-founder of a global not-for-profit association for business architecture that has helped to advance and formalize the discipline worldwide. She is especially passionate about helping mission-driven organizations succeed and scale with solid business approaches, while also inspiring corporate organizations to leverage their businesses as a force for good. With a focus on Africa and emerging nations, she has spent years on the ground assisting organizations to move big ideas into action, operate effectively, and create systemic change. She resides in both New York and Norway.