One of the things I consistently notice when speaking to employees about culture change is the finger-pointing back at senior management. I hear “They need to change” or “Management needs to change their behaviors first!”. Non-coincidentally, this exact same sentiment is shared when speaking with management. They’re saying: “Our employees don’t want to change. We […]Read more "CEOs and Employees Want Change. So Why Isn’t It Happening?"
In most corporations, strategy is almost always set at the top of the organization. It is in the domain of the CEO and the senior leadership team to determine, often in great lengths of detail, the choices that the organization will be making and how those choices will be executed. The result of this careful […]Read more "Can Strategy Ever Become an Organic Process?"
A couple of years ago, I had the opportunity to setup a nimble team of super-talented folks to help our customers rethink and solve some of their biggest business challenges. In the process of setting up the team I had a long conversation with a good friend and colleague to get his insight and advice. […]Read more "Why You Shouldn’t Have “Innovation” in Your Job Title"