In the relevant management literature, the distribution of knowledge within companies is often described with a metaphor which sounds plausible, particularly after the summer holidays: knowledge tends to form islands—in the minds of employees, that is. What sounds like a sunny working climate actually holds some serious risks. After all, islands are not connected to the mainland; they may go under and disappear from the map. Less metaphorically speaking: the brightest minds with the most technical expertise may stay aside the communication flows of their organizations, unable or unwilling to contribute to strategy processes. In the worst case, they may even leave the company along with all their know-how.What does the island-like distribution of knowledge mean for the strategy process of your organization? How can a uniform, communicative, and purposeful strategy process “bring on board” everyone responsible and benefit from their knowledge?