Archive for January, 2013

Strategic Change

Monday, January 7th, 2013

The most difficult challenges facing most firms involve strategy and change. In my experience as a senior executive and coach, these two areas, along with innovation, are among the most frequently cited developmental gaps for leaders. CEOs often decry the lack of strategic thinking and the ability to manage change as the biggest restrainers of success in their organizations. A closer examination provides a ready explanation. (more…)

Heads I Win, Tails You Lose

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

As we begin a new year, it is natural to wax sentimental about the wonderful possibilities that lie ahead. We are taught from a young age that the world is our oyster, if we only work hard enough or imagine big things. If you can conceive it, you can achieve it, or so the hackneyed expression goes. Anything is possible. (more…)