The Status Quo Is Deadly

As Sir Isaac Newton offered, an object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion unless acted upon by a force. Why is preserving the status quo deadly? A more agile competitor may seize competitive advantage whilst you are at rest Your market share can Read more…

There’s More Than Enough

On several occasions, I’ve heard Michael Dell respond to the question about competition that “Dell plays in $3 trillion marketplace–there’s more than enough opportunity for everyone.” While Dell is now a private company and doesn’t reveal actual revenues, Dell is about a $60+ billion company. It’s size will double when Read more…

Your Business Of Tomorrow

Comcast, one of the world’s largest cable companies, offers a provocative line in a radio advertisement: “You can’t build the business of tomorrow on the network of yesterday.” Does this make you think? Are you relying on antiquated systems and processes that barely serve the needs of your employees, your Read more…

Strategy Versus Execution

Harvard Business Review has an interesting article created by PriceWaterhouseCoopers: In a 2013 survey of nearly 700 executives across a variety of industries, our firm asked respondents to rate the effectiveness of the top leaders of their companies. How many excelled at strategy? How many excelled at execution? … These Read more…