Strategy is Important, But Execution Counts

The old adage “if you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there” reminds us that action without direction can be a fruitless endeavor. Without a plan, it’s difficult, if not impossible, to achieve our goals within a given timeframe. This is why the...

Which Team is Your Team One?

Most business leaders are on two teams, the team they’re on and the team they lead for the team they’re on. For example, many top-level business leaders are members of their company’s senior leadership team and lead one of their company’s key business functions (e.g.,...

Think Narrow and Deep to Grow Your Business

To build top performing companies, business leaders must decide what their companies are going to do and, more importantly, what they are not going to do. They can’t be all things to all to all people. They need to be clear about the value they offer and deploy their...