Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D.

Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D.

Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D., CAE, is the Founder and Principal of Alexander Joseph Associates, a privately held consultancy specializing in executive business advisory services with clients throughout the graphic communications industry.

Joe spent 30 years with NAPL, including 11 years as President and CEO. He is an adjunct professor at NYU teaching graduate courses in Executive Leadership; Financial Management and Analysis; Finance for Marketing Decisions; and Leadership: The C Suite Perspective. He may be reached at Phone or text: (201) 394-8160.

Case Studies Reveal Common Issues

Case studies facilitate robust discussions among organizational teams, often revealing this one common issue within leadership.

What's On Your Dashboard?

Creating a dynamic dashboard that prioritizes what is truly most important, can help propel your business forward in real time.

Having an Issue with Issues

In a strategy session, a major issue was brought to light, prompting constructive discussion. Here’s why this practice is essential.

Preparing to Plan: Five Key Questions

It’s no coincidence that high-performing organizations engage in formal planning. These five questions can help gauge your readiness.

A Four-Step Look at Client Value

A magazine detailed a four-step strategy to improve marketing outcomes, specifically at trade shows. Here is how it can add value.

Every Organization Needs an MVP

Upon researching multiple successful companies, it was evident they all share this one trait: most valuable processes (MVPs).

Write It Down!

Despite the prevalence of digital, one tried and true method of planning and keeping track still shines through: the written word.

What's In the Way?

Strategy sessions can reveal familiar patterns and enduring issues. Creating an “issues-based agenda” may clear the path for progress.

Flexibility and a Strong Core

Just as flexibility and core are key to achieving physical fitness, applying these principles to strategic planning leads to success.

The Tyranny of More

When grappling with too many organizational objectives, leadership teams often struggle with prioritization. Here are some tips.

If They Build It, They Will Own It

People support what they help create. When building initiatives to reenergize your team, it’s best to include members in the process.

Creative Thinking and Problem Solving

By utilizing “Zoom Theory” to create a structured way of understanding and addressing problems, businesses can function better.

Planning for Success

For most high-performing companies, they find success because they planned for it. Here’s how.