Monthly Archives: December 2016

Better or Different

This week’s riff: There are three ways that you can lead your market. The first is to be better than everyone else. That’s fine, up to a point, but in many markets most customers have already made their choice about … Continue reading

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Business Rocks: D Is For…

This week’s focus: My wife and I are currently redeveloping a new house. The work seems never-ending, as are the decisions. My wife has also been very busy at work, so I offered to help her sort out the tiles … Continue reading

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The Simplicity Test

Complexity is the enemy of pace. As a result, it is a critical leadership task to simplify the organization wherever and whenever possible. Simplicity drives speed, which, in turn, drives results, and removing unnecessary complexity can be the catalyst for … Continue reading

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Business Rocks – Breaking Point

This week’s focus: When I go to the gym and lift weights – which, believe it or not, I do from time to time! – there comes a point where I simply can no longer lift the bar. The decline … Continue reading

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The Weekly Big Idea Review

Effective innovation is both a strategic imperative and a messy process of development, testing and refinement. If this process is to work, you need to have regular updates and reviews. One way of doing this that cuts the chain of … Continue reading

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