Archives for January 2013

New Year Resolution: Positive Behavior

With 2012 complete and plans (vows?) are considered for the next 12month period, the business “To Do” list will consist of things that need to be better. Sales efficiency, equipment improvements, employee productivity, product or service short comings may represent many of the specific activities that need attention that leaders believe to be fundamental to improving the […]

Simplify Your Strategy

Donald Sull, London Business School professor, poses three questions to break down complex strategies into actionable steps. Summary: Strategy: How firms create, capture, and sustain economic value 1. Clarify key drivers 2. Identify critical challenges (external or internal obstacles). 3. Determine your must-win battles.