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 1] The Power of One: Unify Your Team

The Power of One Achieving the alignment that leads to enterprise value Picture this: A group of leaders passionately debating a strategic direction, creating a single set of messages for its shareholders and employees, executing the strategy flawlessly, and...