Peter Drucker’s classic question, "What business are you in?" is a classic because it’s at the core of a fundamental understanding we all need to have about the "business" we are in. Like the railroad industry of an earlier day
What comes first? Strategy or resource allocation? For most of us, the question is a little bit moot…because we’re in organizations that are already in business. Whether the organization is 10 years old or 100, most of us come into
After being roasted in Monopoly…I fired up the grill for burgers with the really good roasted poblano pepper. The pool makes it very So Cal even here in Rocklin. Good times…
Rocklin? In my heart I’m in So Cal…just north of Las Brisas in Laguna.
Conventional wisdom works in conventional circumstances, but it misleads when circumstances change. Clayton Christensen
I don’t know about you but I love discovering new work on the topic of innovation. I recently picked up a copy of The Innovator’s Guide to Growth: Putting Disruptive Innovation to Work and can see that this has great
Are you a learner? Early in my experience I heard someone say that you could tell when a person stopped learning by looking at the copyright dates in their library. There’s truth to that. Once you stop learning you’re toast.
What gets us to our destination? Vision? Mission? Good intentions? Actually…none of the above. What gets us where we’d like to go is moving forward on a path that leads to there. It’s really two-fold. Being on the right path…and
Ever found yourself in an un-winnable situation? Maybe you’ve tried to succeed at something only to realize that the game was basically rigged and only the house could win…unless you changed the rules? Without a doubt one of the most
For a so cal boy this has been a good first week here in Rocklin. When we arrived on Wednesday the smoke from the fires was pretty heavy. I told everyone it smelled like the OC.Tonight it’s spaghetti, prepared by