Moving Beyond the Cost Center Model

The question in today’s economy is how to define and demonstrate the value creation potential of a corporate function and move beyond the cost center model. Despite numerous articles on leaning out corporate processes, none provided me a road map of how to translate...

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...

[Part 3] The Power of One: Drive Your Execution

The Power of One Achieving the alignment that leads to enterprise value With a strategy in place, the leadership team can now begin confidently to execute the strategy. In Good to Great, Collins notes that great companies that execute well have disciplined people,...