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Recent Blog Posts
As you all know (and thank you for your many kind comments and forwarding of my blogs) my objective is to open up your lens, get you to step outside of your comfort zone. To disrupt and innovate as we talk in ProVoke , we need to be mindful and Read More >
I echo Rosabeth’s views regarding the importance of zooming in and out, the importance of perspective and how leaders view the world. I extrapolate this to how leaders run their companies! I do however think we need to widen the lens, otherwise, we may be zooming in and out of Read More >
A challenge for executives with large teams is how to be ‘effectively productive’, to not feel overwhelmed, and interact with and give attention to what is necessary. And, it's not just ‘how to be productive’ but also what to be productive about?! I wanted to share Robert Pozen’s article, "Extreme Read More >
We all know Steve Jobs was a hugely successful visionary and innovator. But what exactly made him so? Of course, leadership is not like a recipe, you don’t add a bit of this and a bit of that, nor are we all the same. It is in fact that difference Read More >
The two ingredients which I think GREATLY enhance a leader's (CEO or senior executive) ability to win are: Constant and Uber paranoia, combined with: Unconventional (unobstructed) thinking When I read the WSJ article, Amazon's Greatest Weapon: Jeff Bezos's Paranoia, I agreed with the points about paranoia and why Bezos stands apart from Read More >
When companies become global, for the most part they start and grow operations in various parts of the globe, at times driven by the desire to sell more and expand in these emerging/new markets, and also to take advantage of the lower cost of labor. However, as we discuss in Read More >