This section focuses on why companies fail. Often success depends upon avoiding failure.
Strategic plans often focus on the short-term actions to move your company towards the future. To validate your thinking, take a different perspective: picture yourself in the future, looking back in time. Can you tell the story describing what your company will look like in 5 years time and why it will have been successful? … Continue reading Will your company be successful in the future?
Overview Your company will fail. Few major companies survive. Few major companies have sustained value creation. Many company directors do not understand: the strategy, how value is created, and industry dynamics. Most HR and IT organizations are not aligned with the strategy. Most employees are not working to achieve the strategy. Major business changes almost … Continue reading Your company will fail.
Overview Most start-ups will fail. Leadership is the underlying cause of start-up failure. Most companies will not survive. The board of directors is weak. Corporate leadership decisions and actions are not fact-based. Corporate leadership has poor decision-making behaviours. Values, morals and ethics are not understood or agreed up. The corporate leader selection and development processes … Continue reading Why will your company fail?
Few companies survive. Avoiding survival mode and getting out of survival mode requires the talent which can develop and execute a competitively differentiated business plan. The foundation for survival is competitively differentiated talent on the board and in the C-Suite. The core reason few companies survive is because there is a shortage of talent. Overview … Continue reading If you are in survival mode, should you still consider the long-term?
You can download a PDF of this article from Why is learning critical to your company’s success Why focus on learning? In today’s rapidly changing world, knowledge, experience, and skills quickly become obsolete. Your decisions and actions must be based on the current situation, not on what existed five years ago. What’s even worse is … Continue reading Why is learning critical for your company’s success?
The two-fold purpose of this article is to: Enable CEO’s of established revenue generating companies to identify some potential survival issues. Enable startup founders to assess if they have some deal-killer issues from an investors point of view and from a survival perspective. You may download a PDF of this article from: Can your CEO … Continue reading Can your CEO pass this simple startup investor test?