Is it the Person or is it the Process?

Employees and business fail every day. How often does the employee or business owner do a post mortem on the cause of the failure? Or does it matter? How do we learn from the past? Having worked in both large and small businesses, I can say that business problems are...

Culture Smulture Hot Air or Value Added

The topic of corporate culture is being dissected everywhere you turn. But what is culture? Who you speak to depends on the definition you will receive. Which definition is the correct one? How do you hire and how do you manage to the culture? Harvard Business Review...

Folklore or Strategic Planning?

Creating and sustaining a growing, profitable and valuable business enterprise is a difficult task under the best of circumstances. Business leaders who ignore appropriate tools and concepts that contribute to such enterprises risk sub-optimal performance and...