Boat Races and Management Theory

Sometimes, particularly on the Monday after you’ve moved into a new house, you just need a moment to pause and at least chuckle.  Check out this list of how management theory can help win a boat race…from  Definitely good

Moving Day

Well…it’s moving day.  After a short stop in Los Angeles county we’re heading down to the OC.  Very excited!  1.6 miles from my office.  Just over 2 miles to church.  Blocks from really cool shopping, dining and …Borders!  It’s all

The Strategy Paradox

If you’re a regular here at StrategyCentral, you’ve already devoured Good to Great, built on the premise that if we compare two sets of companies, one with great results (or breakout results) with another set that has less than fantastic

Bono’s Call to Action

Ok…I don’t know if you’ve seen Bono’s acceptance speech at the NAACP Image Awards, but this is clearly an incandescent moment.  I heard about it over at Leave It Behind and it is awesome.  You’ve got to watch the whole

Good Intentions ≠ Good Plan

So when does a strategic planning effort become a good thing?  When it  becomes action.  What is it before it becomes action?  Just plain old good intentions.  In other words, you can painstakingly go through the process of understanding how