A recent HBR article, “The (Surprisingly) Simple Rules of Strategy” (for some reason the magazine title is different than the online version), provides exactly what it states: a brilliantly simple view of the strategic planning process. The underlying theme is, strategy has become too reliant on models, and convergent thinking, at the expense of what […]Read More Strategy. Simple Right?
Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers — and as a counterpoint Tivo, which (until a recent court victory that tripled its stock price) appeared to be struggling.Read More Simon Sinek on Why
Enterprise 2.0, defined as use of “web 2.0” technologies to enhance processes & collaboration, starts with the right people driving the change. Sounds obvious to-be-sure. Then why do organizations continually falter? Further, enterprise wide change in general, requires the right people in the right place, who are then, subsequently, supported by process & technology. Yet […]Read More Enterprise Change: People + Process + Technology = Success.