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More than ever, modern leaders of small businesses, large corporations and nonprofits must manage multiple departments and sustain working relationships within organizations more efficiently. Leading an engaging, technological and profitable business model requires constant challenge and improvement at all levels.
Most successful large and middle-market company CEOs prefer to be challenged. They actually seek out and pay well for harsh analytical truths.[…] Continue Reading »
There are three broad conclusions about Steve Ballmer’s tenure as Microsoft CEO, which will come to an end within 12 months.
The most negative is illustrated by his being laughably wrong about the iPhone and is bolstered by instant or slow-burning failures in phones (the Kin) and tablets (Surface). A pragmatist would counter by noting that the company under Ballmer more than tripled sales, doubled profits and found minor successes (such as the XBox) while preserving enterprise and services profits.[…] Continue Reading »
Most organizations invest significant time and resources in developing their annual business plans, yet surprisingly few achieve the desired results.
Success requires flawless execution
Business planning has been studied, researched, debated and redefined. Despite the unending quest to improve planning methodology, few organizations organize, resource and implement the key directives as an integral part of the planning process.[…] Continue Reading »