The future of capitalism!

It seems that everything old, is new again.. While the E.U. economy is still in shambles and the U.S. is struggling to regain its foothold; China continues to grow and Russia is coming back again under Putin. Considering these trends we can ask ourselves what […]

Strategic Planning: Or the lack thereof

Years ago, companies got rid of their Strategic Planners at both the customer and vendor organizations. This was a huge mistake and you can see it as most companies lack a strategic insight and are not thinking at all about long-range strategies.

Starting Your Own Business: The Elusive Business Plan

Diving is one of my preferred activities, and a very safe one if you only follow the divers mantra: Plan your dive, and dive your plan Launching your own business just like like diving, skydiving, or even rock climbing, can provide you with lots of […]

Productivity in a Pill “Just Add Water”

After working through the door on their first day, Facebook employees are productive within 45 minutes Tim Campos, Facebook CIO 45-Minute employees My first thought after reading this article was the old Warner Bros cartoon “Hare to the Stars” where the beloved Bugs Bunny attempts […]

On Leadership: What are your Leadership Characteristics?

“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” -Martin Luther King Jr. If you are reading the recent U.S. economic and jobs growth reports, you most probably can assume that the economy has finally turned around and that we […]

On Leadership: The Traits Leadership Model

“managers are people who do things right and leaders are people who do the right thing” Bennis, WG; Nanus, B (1985). Leaders: The strategies for taking charge In my opinion leadership must be separated from management, since both can be considered complimentary but different. As […]

On Leadership: Do you need followers in order to be a leader?

“The task of a great leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been. . . . Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision. Those leaders who do not are ultimately judged failures, even though they may […]

 
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