We’re back in the OC for a few days of R & R before the big fall push. Nothing like waking up to a cool onshore flow and this view! Wish you were here!
One of the authors that has had a real influence on my thinking about change and bringing change has been John Kotter. Beginning with Leading Change I’ve found myself returning over and over to his 8 stage process of creating
How do you know your business is dying? Or maybe really sick? I don’t mean the business (although it could be that). I really mean your location. I was thinking about this today. Are there signs that the business you’re
"When the solution is simple, God is answering." Albert Einstein
If you’ve been around StrategyCentral for any time at all you know that I like to draw to explain concepts. I’ve been trying to explain to some friends the importance of being clear about who your customer is and this
In the study of leadership and management there are few names with more clout than Warren Bennis. On Becoming a Leader is a leadership classic and was one of the first books I read in my own study of leadership.
Ever find yourself in the position of holding two contradictory ideas to be true at the same time? For instance, that simple is better (a la In-n-Out Burger’s menu vs. McDonald’s) and at the same time, people today want to
Ever wonder why your decisions keep producing outcomes that are less than what you hoped for? Maybe it’s because the thinking that determines your decisions is not based on truth. Maybe it’s only wishful thinking. Albert Einstein said that the
Still operating with the same structure that framed your organization when it all began? Interesting to hear Andy Stanley talk about the ways that the structure of North Point has morphed to better serve their needs as they’ve grown. Stanley,
I know many of you already listen to the Catalyst Podcast. For those of you that don’t, or that need a reminder, don’t miss the most recent interview with Andy Stanley. You’ve got to hear what he has to say