Strategies can be theoretically elegant and practically useless without the right tactical leaders. Too many strategic leaders assume if they just set the direction and explain it well enough, everyone will follow them and they will succeed. Wrong. The direction needs...
The Powell Doctrine lays out five keys to using all the force necessary to achieve a decisive and successful ongoing result. The same approach works for you as leaders rebooting after COVID-19: Get to the ground truth. Set a decisive objective. Concentrate decisive...
The most effective senior leaders are master delegators. Before doing anything themselves, they ask “Who can do this task instead of me?” Minority Business Development Agency head, Henry Childs says that is now the wrong question. Instead, they should ask “What can do this task instead of any of us?” They should do this in areas they can scale while investing in their areas of competitive advantage.
Determine big business decisions based on what is strategically likely, organizationally likely, and operationally likely. Win with smaller steps, each with a higher likelihood of success than one big leap.
Marshal your resources to win where, what, and when it matters most.The where to play question is both strategic, tactical and personal.
Choose to play where it matters and where you can win. Fight only the battles you both care about and can win.
Embrace the challenge, get the components in place, and then orchestrate delivery with the passion your customers deserve.
Koslowski may be able to get more people to try the service. But they won’t stick with it.
The best meeting and workshop facilitators think of themselves as orchestra conductors. They know that all the music comes from the participants and none from them as conductors.
Sharing Best Current Thinking invites others in to collaborate and build on your thinking to solve the problem together.