In good times, it is relatively easy to have people on board with decisions. But the rough times are when the true mettle of an organization gets tested. Recession, political upheaval, unexpected influx of competitors, paradigm shifts in society that you couldn’t anticipate, or simply poor judgement … [Read more...]
Archives for March 2017
To Fit in or to Stand out – Is That Even the Right Question?
Entrepreneurs need to spend a lot of time explaining to the world how their offering is fundamentally different. Cosmetic changes to products that are already in the market don’t cut it anymore. Explaining your product in terms of another market leading product just isn’t exciting. For example, a … [Read more...]
To Time Your Decisions Well, Be Mindful of Two Clocks
Barnes and Noble. Nokia. Yahoo. There are tons of examples of companies that took all the right decisions – but at the wrong time. They were off by a few days, months or—in some cases—a few years in taking critical decisions. If you look around in the business world, you’ll find many that decisions … [Read more...]