Strategy without Execution = Talking

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The Monday MOVE Idea Each Monday until the launch of my upcoming book MOVE, I'll be sharing an important idea from the book. This week: Strategy without Exectuion = Talking A company can be really clear about what it wants to accomplish, yet struggle to articulate the specific tasks that will make those goals come true. To move your team from talking about important stuff in a vague way, to actually making progress on these things in a real way, the first step is to realize that you are stuck because you are still only Talking. People will come to meetings with lots of insight and data. They will always be ready to shed more light on the problem, provide detail, benchmarks, Continue Reading

Good Measures and Bad Measures: The Monday MOVE Idea

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The Monday MOVE Idea Each Monday until the launch of my upcoming book MOVE, I’ll be sharing an important idea from the book. This week: Good and Bad Measures The right measures Many managers struggle to know if they are measuring the right things. If you can get it right, you can achieve the holy [...]

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Leading Business Transformation

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This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Leading Business Transformation. Get the webinar If you missed it you can download the recording. Members of my program for Professional Development can download this webinar for free. Strategy without Execution = Talking This is a very useful webinar to download if you want to: [...]

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The Value of Unstructured Conversation: #MondayMOVE

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The Monday MOVE Idea Each Monday until the launch of my upcoming book MOVE, I’ll be sharing an important idea from the book. This week: The Value of Unstructured Conversation: Don’t trade a comfortable moment for a slow moving train wreck Structured vs. Unstructured Conversation I have found in business a great unwillingness among leaders [...]

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If you want more urgency, schedule it

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“I want to see more urgency” I hear this from executives all the time. “I want to see more urgency.” Urgency is one of those troubling words that is often thrown about, but not grounded in something do-able. I’ll ask them, What exactly would urgency look like? What would you see? Would you feel better [...]

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