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Rarely is the problem bad strategy. It’s usually crappy business execution.
When we look at a business that’s not all that it could be, because the culture is toxic or customer are turning away, the root cause is rarely a poorly thought out strategy. It is almost always, no business execution. And that is a leadership issue.
Poor Business Execution […]
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We all have a massive to-do list inside us that never gets done. Important things. Strategies, processes and methodologies, new products, templates. Projects that could change our business success.
When we’re fully engaged in the day-to-day with our business, we don’t get the chance to make them happen. The busyness of our business always seems to […]
The best leaders on the planet are known for being great communicators. They have become skilled at getting messages across to others. Messages about vision, purpose, strategy, direction, projects…. Everything! A great leader can clearly and compellingly explain to ALL members of the team what they want and expect so that everyone can easily follow.
We’ve all heard a version of it. Don’t have emotions in business.
While many consider it a best practice, I would like to offer an alternative thought…
Emotions in business are vital. If you’re more emotionally connected to your computer than people, perhaps this isn’t the post for you. But if you are like me and feelings […]
This article was originally published on Simple Security’s website. Read the original article here.
Now that the dust has settled, it’s time to do a post-mortem and see what lessons can be learned from the Wannacry outbreak.
Do we really understand the risk?
If you categorize Wannacry as simple ransomware, the impact wasn’t as bad as other outbreaks. […]
It is estimated that 80 percent of business-to-business transactions are performed under legally binding contracts. At a minimum, each would likely have a set of terms and conditions, service and supply level agreements, and commitments etc. It is also likely that contract management falls by the way side once the contract has been signed. Most […]
Over the last several years, security technologies, such as anti-virus products and firewalls have improved dramatically, providing businesses with good protection. Yet, the number of businesses who are not security-aware, and therefore the victims of cyber attacks, increases annually.
The bad guys have learned. There’s only a limited number of weaknesses when companies invest in the […]
At work, we depend on one another to be consistent and dependable. Both are very important attributes to building trust in the workplace. But what about when a person is consistent AND dependable but you still aren’t able to trust? My theory: congruency. Why? Because it’s how I define that ‘hinky’ feeling I get when […]
This article was originally published on Robert Murray’s personal website. Read the original article here.
Almost every organization on the planet these days is talking about improving their corporate culture. I truly hope (and yes, I know ‘Hope’ is not a management tool) that they are serious about it and it is not just another corporate […]
Over the last several years, a huge number of great technologies and applications with the potential to transform a business have reached the market. Some of these tech tools have been a great success, others not so much.
To help navigate this maze of products, we reached out to several tech leaders and asked them for […]