There’s nothing like a session that results in a whiteboard full of great, brilliant ideas. But if they stay just that, brilliant ideas alone don’t lead to change. Actionable ideas lead to change. Tripped across this great paragraph over on
If you didn’t catch the trade news…Pau Gasol to the Lakers! As my son said…for a bag of balls! There were a lot of great lines in the news over the weekend. I thought the best one was from Mark
Do not seek to follow the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought. Matsuo Basho
We’ve talked at length and on many occasions about the importance of focusing on thinking steps, not programs. If you’ve been with me for much of the journey here at StrategyCentral, you know that clarifying the win (or declaring what
Picked up the next book out of the stack today: Human Sigma: Managing the Employee-Customer Encounter. Looks very good. Basic concept? "Six Sigma integrated a universal and consistent method for counting quality defects with a disciplined process to eliminate them
When you do as many conference calls as I do…sometimes you just have to laugh!
If you’re up on who’s doing cool things, you already know about Seth Godin and Tim Sanders. Two of my favorite bloggers and authors. Part of Seth’s sort’ve book tour for his new book, Meatball Sundae: Is Your Marketing out
Where does a discussion begin from a strategic standpoint? Similar to the old illustration of the man who climbed the ladder of "success" only to realize that the ladder was leaning against the wrong wall…launching a discussion about strategy without
If you’re like me, when you hear that line you think of the scene in the Godfather III when Michael Corleone is told, "It’s not personal, it’s only business." I don’t know about you…but I don’t remember that working out
Whiteboard. 8 influential speakers. 30 minutes each. Looks like a good time.