The success of your business will depend on having a strong foundation in the five key areas of People, Product, Process, Profit and Permanence. Permanence is a measure of how likely is your business to succeed for the long term. As a busy leader tackling the daily challenges of running your business, you probably have not...Read more
There are two common ways of thinking when it comes to business deals, agreements, partnerships or transactions. The first approach is the win-win and the second is the win-lose. It is fair to say (or hope) that most people will strive for win-win. Let’s...Read more
Many leaders still hang on to outdated beliefs from the industrial era. Some of these outdated and counter-productive beliefs include:
- The only thing that matters is the bottom line
- Employees are resources to be controlled and manipulated
- All we have to do is what the customer wants...
There are many situations where the combination of a CEO and a COO in a company is the appropriate leadership structure. This is typically true in large organizations. It can also be true in special situations (such as a turnaround) where the two top executives...Read more