At some point in their career, practically all business leaders hit a well-known, oft-discussed, and absolutely impenetrable barrier: they can’t clone themselves.Continue Reading
In Season 2, Episode 3 of Game of Thrones, What Is Dead May Never Die, Lord Varys says to everyone’s favorite character, the dwarf Tyrion Lannister,
“Power resides where men believe it resides. It’s a trick, a shadow on the wall, and a very small man can cast a very large shadow.”
When he says “a very small man,” Varys is playing with Tyrion’s height, because his real point is that “any man” can cast a very large shadow - if he knows the “trick.”Continue Reading
RESULTS has revolutionized the way you can view your Teams: now you can customize your experience with different filters and controls.
The filters give you more control over the which Teams and Goals are displayed, and the controls let you change what's displayed and how.
All together, these improvements let you create the visual arrangement that's most compelling to you at the moment.Continue Reading
Six out of ten executives believe, according to the Harvard Business Review, that their enterprises make good decisions as often as they make bad ones.
That’s horrible. Can you imagine trying to get a degree with a record like that? What if every time you got an “A,” you got an “F” as well? You’d go insane. What about raising children? What if every time you managed to do something wise, you knew that your stupidity was about to land a punch as well? You’d go insane – and you’d be depressed.Continue Reading
According to research from the Gallup organization, employee engagement begins when each employee can strongly agree with the statement, “I know what is expected of me at work.” To this end, Metrics, commonly called Key Performance Indicators or KPIs, help to clarify performance expectations for your functional teams and for every role in your company.Continue Reading
You know the cliches about hard-nosed capitalists. You’re the tough one who can weather any storm. Everyone else is afraid of risk, but you have an appetite for it. You go out into the world and bring back deals that create jobs. You’re a captain of industry.Continue Reading
Corporate leaders in practically every industry are searching for new markets, creating new ways to handle existing ones, or invigorating their enterprise to adapt to rapidly changing conditions.Continue Reading
I’ve spent the last few weeks in the United States talking to some of our clients, and I was not surprised when they all told me that over the next twelve or eighteen months, their biggest challenge is this:Continue Reading