7 Ways to Improve Strategy Formation

It seems every CEO I speak with knows that company strategy is important and it is their job to ensure a successful one is in place. But developing the optimal strategy appears to be elusive for many. Sometimes this lack of success occurs because companies have not...

What the lion teaches about leadership

Those of us aspiring to be better leaders can learn from the animal kingdom. This is a fable about how animals evolved their traits to survive in the wild. Leaders, too, need to evolve to thrive in the corporate jungle. In the beginning all animals were equal. But...

Avoid the Roadrunner Business Strategy Approach

Like many growing up in the 1960’s, I watched a lot of Warner Brothers cartoons on a Saturday morning. But one that always infuriated me was the Roadrunner series. Remember the plots? Wylie Coyote, desperate for a roadrunner dinner, planned and implemented strategy...