The Why Behind the What

Ok, you’ve been to the conference and taken great notes, had really good team debriefs, even talked at length with the presenters.  Now you’re ready to come home and implement the great practices that you picked up.  Been there? The

The Knowing-Doing Gap

Just picked up The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action by Jeffrey Pfeffer and Bob Sutton.  The key idea?  So often we know what to do…and we just don’t do it.  After observing the behavior of so

Evaluating Performance

According to Peter Drucker, "the allocation of capital and people will determine whether the organization will do well or poorly."  So a key question might be, are you properly allocated?  How serious are you about what you’re doing?  Serious enough

Listening Broadly

Over the years I’ve found it essential to read broadly.  Spending time reading in a variety of disciplines enables creativity and strategic thinking.  So I read all kinds of things. In the last two years listening broadly has become increasingly