Strategy

Do you throw good money after bad?

Do you throw good money after bad?

When I run strategy workshops I often open with a quote from Roger L. Martin:…
A Spooky Graveyard of Projects? 

A Spooky Graveyard of Projects? 

“Here lies Project WILL-E … Rest in Peace never to rise again, please!”“Project Eagle ……
<strong>The Right Meeting Attitude</strong>

The Right Meeting Attitude

Does your team look forward to your meetings? Do you typically end early or run…
This Message Will Self-Destruct

This Message Will Self-Destruct

You have thirty seconds to deliver your pitch. Are you ready? If I had to…
Your Services Are No Longer Required

Your Services Are No Longer Required

Previously I encouraged you to get naked with your team. It’s only fair that I lead…
How to Get Naked with Your Team

How to Get Naked with Your Team

I want to come across as professional and authoritative. They feel like a good suit,…
It's Time to Terminate

It's Time to Terminate

“They never pick up when I call and frequently skip my meetings.”“Why is everyone so…
Why Keith Richards Should Run your Succession Planning

Why Keith Richards Should Run your Succession Planning

In 1988 I was working in a department store and scored a huge poster of…
Hiring is hard, so stop hiring!

Hiring is hard, so stop hiring!

A recent US survey from Kantata indicates that 53% of leaders are having trouble hiring full-time employees…
Have you seen your stakeholders lately?

Have you seen your stakeholders lately?

Alan Weiss and Lisa Larter recently launched the book Masterful Marketing. These two incredibly successful…