In a commercial enterprise whether big or small, you may have many plans on location, human resources, financing, operations, technology etc. But those are only plans that are slaves to the true drivers. And there are only three drivers. The three things that you need to continuously do to get into, remain or compete in business. Continue reading
You might think you’re in business because you want to produce the greatest bike in the world or offer the best steak in the world. But you’d be wrong. There is really only one thing that matters in any business and it is neither of those. Continue reading
If you were Rolex would you be in the watch business or the jewellery business? What about if you were a mystery novel writer? Would that put you in the book business? Continue reading
No one can tell the future. And yet we all need to know where we’re going. Hence the dilemma. Continue reading
When you’re thinking of your next career move don’t just see it as a search for another job or to fill some vacant position. Think of it as a search for a team to join. Here are my thoughts on this. Continue reading
Strategic planning is a very complex area of study. It is littered with descriptions of grand visions, philosophical musings, debates about long term versus short term, big picture, small picture, trees versus forests and so on. But how do you make a strategy actionable? Let’s explore. Continue reading
A strategist is essentially a generalist.
A strategist must Continue reading