Category Archives: Delivery & Execution

The 5 Steps of Strategic Implementation

admin/ December 11, 2016/ Business Alignment, Business Strategy, Business Transformation, Capability Model, Delivery & Execution/ 0 comments

As we approach the New Year, many of us are setting new aspirations for our health, relationships, and professional achievements. On a corporate level, budgets are being “reloaded”, sales teams are invigorating their energy, and executives are preparing to deliver on a new fiscal year of growth, profitability, efficiency, and effectiveness. How will you as an individual, team, or corporation

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What is Your Transformation Engine?

admin/ October 10, 2016/ Business Transformation, Delivery & Execution, Leadership, My Quotes/ 0 comments

“In the future, the real core competence of companies will be the ability to continuously and creatively destroy and remake themselves to meet customer demands.” –Noel Tichy, Author of The Leadership Engine The concept of re-inventing ourselves is not new. There are countless examples of this mantra in history, think about the U.S.S.R, Germany, or China, and our contemporary culture,

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Create Purpose. Create Relationships. Create Engagement.

admin/ January 19, 2013/ Business Transformation, Delivery & Execution, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Lessons Learned, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Each of us have experiences within the context of the video below. We all volunteer, give back to our communities, or do things simply because we enjoy them. Said another way, we live our lives with purpose. Our shareholders have a purpose for investing in us. Our employees have a purpose for working with us. And, our customers have a purpose

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Gamification of Change: 4 Principles

admin/ January 19, 2013/ Business Transformation, Change Management, Delivery & Execution, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Lessons Learned, Transformation Tools & Techniques/ 0 comments

Imagine one day you walk into your bosses office, and she tells you that she needs you to lead the newest and biggest change initiative in the company. It’s brand new, it’s sponsored by the CEO, the board is behind it, and there is no one better than you in the company to lead the team. All the opportunity you

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Project Canaries

admin/ June 30, 2012/ Business Transformation, Delivery & Execution, Leadership, Transformation Tools & Techniques/ 2 comments

On my way home the other day, I heard a classic song from my youth, Canary in a Coalmine by The Police. This song reminded me of a book that I have found to be insightful and a concept within Business Transformation that is worth expanding upon here. The book is Corporate Canaries: Avoid Business Disasters with a Coal Miner’s Secrets, by

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