Untangling Your Organization’s Decision Making

How is your organization arriving at its mission-critical decisions? According to recent research by McKinsey & Co, 72% of executives say the bad strategic decisions are on par or higher than the good ones. Although technology has empowered ultra efficient communication, the result is more cooks in the kitchen without enough decision-making authority. The report […]

Embracing Agile

Born in 2001 from an existential crisis in software development, Agile approaches to innovation have spread to just about every industry. From technology, finance, media, and manufacturing, companies are pulling people out of their silos and forming small, customer-centric teams charged with adapting and delivering faster. But true adoption is uneven at best.  HBR took […]

How Great Leaders Inspire Action

“Start with Why” is the leadership approach Simon Sinek so effectively crystalized in his now infamous TedTalk. It’s power lies in its simplicity. Although easy to understand, few companies apply it. Perhaps executives fear they’ll be perceived as ‘soft’, or seen outside capitalism’s caricature of what defines a leader. Sinek is right. Too often, companies […]