Managing for the Future

If you assessed the way your organization makes decisions, how much of what you’re deciding to do is about right now…and how much is about tomorrow?  Let me put it another way.  How much of what you’re determining to do

The Heart of Real Strategy

What is the secret to developing sustainable, long-term success?  According to Christian Mitreanu in Is Strategy a Bad Word, long term success happens when an organization learns to "understand and relate to its customers.  It is the ongoing cultivation of

Lakers…Dohhhhhhh!

Well…you can always hope…but sometimes when you hope, you’re only postponing the inevitable.  Lakers down 3 to 1 to Phoenix.  It would be awesome if somehow they could come from behind like last year’s Suns.  But should I hold my

The 4-Hour Workweek

Hot off the press, The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Tim Ferriss is out and off to a jammin’ start.  Tripped across an early word about the book last week.  Looks very interesting. 

The Price of NOT Making Change

So…are the people on your team trying to avoid change.  Are they simply trying to effectively deal with the change around them?  Or maybe they’re actually try to make change?  That’s actually a very critical distinction.  The people you want