Tag Archives: Cost Creep

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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Cost Creep . . .

Before a diamond shows its brilliancy and prismatic colors it has to stand a good deal of cutting and smoothing.  – Author Unknown Every CFO knows about “cost creep”; the slow build up over time in the cost/revenue ratio.   And try … Continue reading

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More Leadership = Less Management

The purpose of leadership is to create more leaders, not more followers! When I first began my business career I took a crash course in business fundamentals, a mini-MBA my partner at the time called it.  Coming from academia (marine … Continue reading

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