Your Five Contributions
Peter Drucker once suggested that the most important question executives can ask themselves is “What can I contribute?” As important as the question is, each of should realize that we are capable of several types of contribution; five to be exact according marketing blogger Seth Godin. His brief enumeration and
“What’s Well Begun…..
……Is half done”, goes the popular saying. This appears to apply to child raising as well. As a leader of your organization, do you ponder why some employees are more successful than others? Perhaps, just perhaps it dates back to our childhood. Check out this recap of 13 findings (with links
Moby Dick Management
Strategic intent is key to the success of any business. A great (and cautionary) literary exposition of this is Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.” In this timeless classic, the CEO (Captain Ahab) clearly had the requisite strategic intent to succeed; but in the end failed utterly not only in his quest
Pick One: Change or Improvement?
Most C-level executives find themselves besieged by those with a vested interest in changing things. Often consultants, new hires, academics and others often seem to be proposing change for change’s sake before looking at the reason why existing processes, institutions, traditions and protocols came to be in the first place.