Monthly Archives: November 2015

Functional Silos: A Perspective on Leadership and Culture

Silos are great for missiles, but not for organisations! News Flash: Functional silos are alive and well inside most companies! That’s the good news . . . . and the bad news. As you may know, I have spent the … Continue reading

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Internal Auditors, Corporate Culture and Risk . . .

This past week I had the pleasure of addressing the World Strategy Summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  The conference title was “Strategists for a Better Tomorrow” and I shared the stage with Gary Hamel, Tom Peters and Rene … Continue reading

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A Timeless Truth . . . MBWA

There are a handful of people who truly make a difference in our lives. Our parents leave an indelible impression that lasts a lifetime and determines our initial outlook on life and our learned values. But as we grow and … Continue reading

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World Strategy Summit: Abu Dhabi, UAE

This coming week, Nov. 17-19, 2015 I will be participating in the World Strategy Summit in Abu Dhabi, UAE. I will be a keynote speaker alongside Tom Peters, Gary Hamel and Rene Mauborgne. Tom Peters co-authored one of the top … Continue reading

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Cost Reduction: The Lazy Way and The Smarter Way

Good management is about increasing sales, growing profit margins, growing people, and controlling costs. And over the past 100 years since the birth of “Scientific Management” by Frederick Taylor, more and more tools and techniques have been developed to accomplish these four important … Continue reading

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