83% Mergers Fail. Leverage A 100-Day Value Acceleration Plan For Success Instead.

craft and implement a 100-Day value acceleration plan to manage enterprise and personal cultural issues in a merger or acquisition

Team Geographically Dispersed? Leverage All Senses To Keep Connected.

Live beats visual beats audio beats written. Move up the communication hierarchy as much and as frequently as you can and leverage different tools across different senses to bridge the remaining gaps.

Banish General Motors-like Bureaucracy. Embrace Hierarchy.

Bureaucracy can rear its ugly head anywhere people create red tape, policies and procedures more focused on protecting their turf than on serving customers

How to Win the War for Talent in 2015

There has been a seismic shift in the war for talent. Those that do not understand that shift and change their approach to talent management are going to fall into a newly opened crevasse from which they may never escape.

The Big Os: Oregon, Ohio State, Operational Excellence And Onboarding

The overriding lesson from yesterday’s college football playoff semi-finals was the importance of implementation.

Resolve For 2015: Strengthen Your Own BRAVE Leadership

For 2015, remember that while others will follow a charismatic leader for a time, they will devote themselves to the cause of a BRAVE leader over time. Be that BRAVE leader. Inspire and enable others to be BRAVE leaders.

What Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer (And You) Should Learn From Disney

focus on and leverage your existing strongest talents, knowledge, skills, capabilities. If you can supplement that with ways to compensate for your relative weaknesses, so much the better.

Competing With Industry Giants? Five Keys to Winning in the Niches

follow Mamalode down the path to differentiated, protectable business models.

Creating Leverage Where None Seems To Exist

the most successful view roadblocks merely as problems to be solved and look for things to leverage to that end – sometimes seemingly out of thin air.

User Experience. Hygiene or Strategic Differentiator?

differentiate on what you can charge for; but don’t fail on hygiene factors.