Struggling to get things done on your most important projects? Maybe getting to the end of the month and realizing that you haven’t moved an inch down the field on the one thing that will make the greatest difference? Take
How do you herd cats? Can you herd cats? Good questions…probably most of us would automatically say, "No." I’d be right there with you! Until I read the following: What if you changed something about the conditions in which you
So you’re trying to come up with a simple concept that will get your whole team on board. You’ve talked it through. Maybe you’ve argued for hours. You’ve read Good to Great and struggled to come up with your hedgehog.
Every been in a situation where everything around you is obviously changing…but the organization itself is locked in some kind of time warp? If you’ve ever been there, it’s an unforgettable experience. Then again, maybe you’re in one right now!
What’s the most important thing about strategy? Any ideas? I think it’s captured in this one liner from Church Unique by Will Mancini: The central strategy you choose is not as important as whether there is ownership and integration around
Preparing for a talk in Atlanta. I reread a section of Turning the Future Into Revenue. I just can’t get over how helpful parts II and III of this book are! Really one of the very best books I’ve read
Love this slide from Jason Fried’s 37signals SXSW presentation. In a segment of his talk on questioning your work (rather than continuing on the same path just because…) he had a slide with the following: Why are we doing this?
I don’t know about you…but I’m only learning how to lose gracefully…at Monopoly. I know there is a place for the ability to live without getting your way. I get that. But there is something so sacred about the business
First the big decision: Are your customers the people who have already said, "Yes." Or are your customers the people who haven’t yet said "yes" but might? See, for many of us, we’ve got the existing group but we really
Who is your product designed for? And before you object to the idea that you’ve got a product…get over it! We all have products. Doesn’t matter whether you’re a non-profit or a service business…you still have a product line. The