Who Is Running The Business?
I have just been reading Robert Peston’s book Who Runs Britain? I recognised many parallels with Who Runs Business? With the Internet expanding the voice of shareholders across blogs, news sites and forums, is logical decision making being crowded out by shareholder pandering to silence the hounds. Just how much […]
Cloud & BI – Together Driving Intelligent Leadership
In a world that is complex, globally interdependent and massively interconnected, business strategies are becoming increasingly accepted as having a shorter time focuses and being adaptable within that period. Thus, strategic decisions must be based on real time evidence-based insight and collaborative expertise. Traditional command and control leadership models are […]
Aligning KPI, Business Rules and Decisions
Many businesses struggle with identifying their key performance indicators, from just performance indicators, and then reducing the number of KPI to those 3-4 that should be the primary focus at a particular time. They also fail to add one critical component to their KPI schedule that makes the difference as […]
Leadership Judgement vs. Rational Decision Making
Making judgement calls is an everyday activity for most leaders. But often, decisions are too complex to rely on gut feel or instinct. They require sufficient information to drive more logic based decisions. We start making judgement decisions from the day we are born, taking in all the environmental, comfort […]
Do You Need a Chief Performance Officer [CPO]?
You are no doubt aware of Obamas appointment of a CPO. It has raised an interesting discussion on Harvard Business Review Online as to whether this role is essential or whether it falls under the role of COO or CEO. Check out the article and comments and let me know your […]
Choice of 3 Simple Responses to the Current Downturn
Since most of you have been bombarded with blog entries and articles on how to survive the tough times, I am going to keep this short and sweet. There are only 3 ways to respond to the current situation: Ignore It, Accept Defeat, or Take Control And the way to take […]
Personal Performance Dashboards Invaluable for Motivation and Job Satisfaction
Personal dashboards are a powerful force for helping employees recognise their contribution to the success of the organization and manage their own performance.
Leaders Are Found At All Levels of The Logical Organization
A new wave of leadership is being found at the base of the corporate pyramid with high performing, innovative and techn savvy Gen-Yer’s. How well is your organization recognizing the power of this potential resource?