Informal surveys and research all suggest a project-based approach to change is the most common. But, it isn’t the most effective or efficient way to enable organizational change.
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The CEO Refresher is your portal to the best brains on the planet! Creative leadership, innovation, leading change, executive intelligence and insight. We are pleased to announce that The CEO Refresher is once again publishing new articles. The untimely death of founder and publisher Rick Sidorowicz in September 2011 left the site in a void. Rick devoted a great deal of time and effort into developing and managing the CEO Refresher, and believed passionately in its value in providing the executive intelligence you need to lead well in these turbulent times. We wish to continue bringing you the articles and resources you have come to count on from The CEO Refresher.
If you have an idea for a product or service you may need a co-founder for your new company. This article is about – finding that co-founder, finding the right co-founder, and then putting in place key protections for the founders and the company you are building.
Which of the two holds the greatest leverage on you — is it the loss of popularity or a fear of failure? The answer may not be readily apparent, but it can be detected through your style and willingness to use your authority to move those behind you.
We all too often hear senior executives of organisations say that their biggest asset is their people and yet when one gets to talk to employees they really don’t have the same level of importance to the business.
The traditional value chain is product-centric. It calls for designing, making, and selling the product or service—precisely in that order. Shifting to a customer-centric position requires companies to “reverse the value chain.”
When legacy-building is focused outward more than inward, you can leverage the numerous benefits the legacy-builder brings and is willing to commit to achieve strategic outcomes for the organization.
‘Trust’ is a word we trip out on a daily basis yet how many of us can define it or understand what influences trust? Thankfully, a host of academic researchers have been grappling with these questions while we have been busy running businesses.
All businesses that accept payments are responsible for keeping payment data secure at the start of a transaction, during processing and once it ends. This article outlines the most common mistakes businesses make in payment security, and how to avoid them.
A good story lets you experience something as if you are actually there. Leaders throughout history have long known the power of stories to inspire, motivate and move people to achieve things they never believed they were capable of achieving.
When we find and work within our purpose, we are settled, content, fulfilled, centered and confident in the work that we do, as it fits like a glove. It feels natural and intuitive. When you step into your purpose, you will know it.