Topic: Strategic Planning
Advice and Insight for Entrepreneurs and Leadership Teams
For some, simple business might appear to be an oxymoron. Almost all of the businesses I have worked with over the past 30 years have been anything but simple.
Is it possible to keep business simple, with a simple business structure, a simple business plan, simple business processes, and simple management? Is it really possible …
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
I was recently in the throes of an Annual Planning session with Dotcom Distribution, an awesome company that is doing amazing things in the world of e-commerce fulfillment and third-party logistics using EOS® as its business operating system. …
Vision. I went to the eye doctor and for the first time, I couldn’t read anything below the top line. Really?!! And how many other reminders do I need that I’m aging?
It occurred to me while I was ruminating in my newly identified, near-sighted blur, that this is what it’s like for our people …
Recently, one of our client teams found themselves facing a difficult decision.
They realized that two functions they’d always kept separate really belonged under one leader. Keeping them separate created unnecessary complexity, causing extensive debates about overlapping resources, workflow and priorities. Combining them would eliminate confusion, increase speed and quality, and make the company more responsive to its customers. That part was easy.
The hard part?