Tag Archives: cost control

Cost Creep and Silo-focus

Silos are great for missiles, but not for organisations. Every CFO knows about “cost creep”; the slow build up over time in the cost/revenue ratio.   And try as they might to bring it to the attention of the CEO and the … Continue reading

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Too Big to Fail? or Too Big to Succeed?

“I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that … Continue reading

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Inititiative Overload and Strategic Alignment

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”   ~Henry Ford Every time I conduct senior executive interviews prior to a major consulting engagement I hear complaints about initiative overload.  More often than not a bleary-eyed executive looks at me, shakes her … Continue reading

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