12 Ways To Make Matrix Organizations More Effective

what matters most is what top leadership says and does and how that flows through the organization

How to Become the ‘Must Hire’ Candidate in a Job Interview

Convince them you can solve their most important, hidden, underlying problems

New Bosses Mean New Rules — Here’s How To Adapt.

Watch out for unanticipated, unrealized changes to the unwritten rules.

The Joy Of Being Wrong When A Subordinate Disagrees With You

You want the people around you to bring their different perspectives to the game

Happy New Year. Time Is Running Out To Get A Head Start.

The advantages of getting a head start are almost unfair so get a head start, manage your message and build your team.

Why Managing Away Uncertainty is Seductively Counterproductive

Progress requires people to push the edges, challenge the status quo, break the boundaries into the realm of uncertainty

A 100-Day Action Plan For Starbucks New CEO – Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants

1) honor his predecessor, 2) keep what’s working and 3) build on that strong base to move forward.

The Devil Is In The Details But The Angels Are In The Vision

too much detail and bureaucracy can choke off creativity, innovation and doing what’s right for the people that matter most

Applying Electoral College Strategy To Your Organization

invest in the people and customers that create the most value for your enterprise and cut loose the people and customers that are holding you back

Why The Fundamental Strategic Choice Is Between Converging And Diverging

Areas in which you choose to converge require less effort and investment, freeing up resources to invest in areas that require more effort and investment to build meaningful advantages.