Is your organization successful? According to Peter Drucker, unless you are creating a different tomorrow you aren't actually succeeding today. In fact, you may be a kind of fraud. "The seemingly most successful business of today is a sham and
What comes first? Strategy or structure? According to Peter Drucker it's a no brainer. "Only a clear definition of the mission (purpose) makes possible clear and realistic business objectives. It is the foundation for priorities, strategies, plans and work assignments…Structure
Sunday, 5:15 p.m. 59°F here in Rocklin…can't hang on the patio though, totally windy, not so cal…by any stretch of the imagination. No time on the patio today. Saturday evening? Chicken Chile Rellenos from the A Cowboy in the Kitchen:
When you think about being an innovative organization…what does that mean? Does that mean you use multimedia? Does it mean you are multsite? Does it mean you are externally focused? What does it mean to be innovative? I love Gary
When you’re asked how you are doing, do you have an automatic response? When you ask how someone’s doing, do you accept an automatic response? What about when you evaluate how your business is going? How your newest product is
There is something about Hugh that you either really dig or not. Believe me…he is a mystery. But very cool none-the-less.
Always look forward to reading the latest from Bill Taylor over at the Mavericks at Work blog. He's got a great post today contrasting the leadership styles of Connecticut's Jim Calhoun and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's CEO, Paul Levy.
Sometimes it's last in, first out on my stack. When Discovery-Driven Growth: A Breakthrough Process to Reduce Risk and Seize Opportunity by Rita Gunther McGrath and Ian C. MacMillan it looked too good to go to the bottom of the
Ever found yourself in the middle of a brainstorming session or maybe even a product launch, where it became plain as day that not everyone got what the goal was? Frightening to see when it happens that late, but it
Innovation may begin with the ability to see things as they truly are. Know what I mean? I'm talking about the ability (maybe even the willingness) to see what customers really think about the way you're doing what you're doing.