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Will It Make the Boat Go Faster?

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”  ~Bruce Lee Sir Peter Blake was a New Zealand yachtsman who won the Whitbread Round the World Race, the Jules Verne Trophy – setting the fastest time around the world of 74 days 22 hours 17 minutes 22 seconds – and … Continue reading

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The Few versus the Many . . .

This past week I had the opportunity to visit with a director from one of the largest FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) companies in the world.  They are headquartered in London so it was just a short ride on the underground … Continue reading

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A CAT-Scan for Business . . .

“Information is a source of learning. But unless it is organized, processed, and available to the right people in a format for decision making, it is a burden, not a benefit.”   ~William Pollard One of the most revolutionary breakthroughs … 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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Initiative Overload: The Hidden Drain on Company Profit and Productivity

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 head, and says something like: “I know you are … Continue reading

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