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What Does Choosing Maintenance over Growth Look Like?
What Does Choosing Maintenance over Growth Look Like?

What Does Choosing Maintenance over Growth Look Like? Some companies thrive in innovation environments and some companies find comfort in maintenance cultures. For every Apple, 3M, and Johnson & Johnson there are ten companies dedicated to flawlessly repeating a few... READ MORE

Why Do I Continue to Ignore Growth Opportunities?
December 19,2018 Culture
Why Do I Continue to Ignore Growth Opportunities?

Why Do I Continue to Ignore Growth Opportunities In 1899 Sebastian Kresge founded the S.S. Kresge retail store in Detroit which would later be known as the big-box behemoth, Kmart. By the 1980s, Kmart had expanded to over 2,000 stores... READ MORE

Where Are You Spending All That Precious Time?
December 19,2018 Culture
Where Are You Spending All That Precious Time?

Where Are You Spending All That Precious Time? There has been a constant throughout my career of managing teams and coaching executives, “I don’t have the time to do the things that I know I should be doing.” Other common... READ MORE

Agile Planning for Global Execution
December 19,2018 Strategic Planning
Agile Planning for Global Execution

The Problem: Organizations fail to apply agile planning which limits their global execution. Global expansions experience growing pains by not being able to adjust quickly enough to foreign market conditions Why it Happens: By failing to engage global insight into... READ MORE

Implementing A Global Planning Model
December 19,2018 Strategic Planning
Implementing A Global Planning Model

Implementing A Global Planning Model A global planning model aims to achieve global and virtual alignment factoring in three specific elements to enable that alignment. The creation of a vision using the insights of all of those impacted by the... READ MORE

Strategic Planning In An Agile Framework
December 19,2018 Strategic Planning
Strategic Planning In An Agile Framework

Strategic Planning In An Agile Framework Try something different. Try applying strategic planning in an agile framework. Start with a workshop in which the organization defines its future vision and strategy to achieve that vision. Subsequently, each strategy is then... READ MORE