Coup d’œil Unveiled: Navigating Complexity from Battlefields
to the Gridiron

By Sarah Bencie and Lee Green, III

Today’s leaders are always pontificating about strategy. And, why not? Strategy comes from the Greek word, “stratego,” which means “army leader.” Unfortunately, it’s never as easy as it looks. Perhaps Jack Welch, the late CEO of GE, said it best when he noted that, “80% of people are tactical, 18% are strategic, and only 2% are both.” Despite the word strategy being over-used and seemingly ubiquitous with any-and-all things business, military, or sports rel...