Len Gilbert
By Len Gilbert
February 21, 2019

Sony’s journey from transformation loser to winner

Back in March, 2015 I wrote an article on the company that I saw as the biggest transformation failure in the last 20 years: Sony Corp. At the time, the company was suffering from a combination of competition from Chinese and Korean electronics..

Related topics: Digital Transformation, Corporate Strategy, Product Differentiation, Branding
Saira Joseph
By Saira Joseph
January 24, 2019

Does your strategy have a plan (for execution)?

Now that the New Year’s revelry and celebrations are a distant memory, it's time to get to work and put all of last year’s planning and analysis into effect. And that's where it gets tricky.  We all know how important it is to have a great vision..

Related topics: Corporate Strategy, planning, process management, strategic goals
Mark Carberry
By Mark Carberry
January 10, 2019

Is your organization's technology a mess? You need 'Principles'

If you hold a leadership role in any type of enterprise, you’re well aware that digital technology will make or break your organization’s success. But, if you’re like many executives, you may also feel your organization is saddled with..

Related topics: Corporate Strategy, Enterprise Architecture, digital technology, Solutions Framework
Dora Chomiak
By Dora Chomiak
December 13, 2018

Putting a square peg in a round hole: Lessons from Apollo 13 on team problem-solving

The beginning of a new year is a good time to take stock. If you’re looking for a good team-building exercise to kick off 2019, try what I call the “Apollo 13 exercise:” Identify a difficult problem. Do some inventory. Dump all your stuff on a..

Related topics: Corporate Strategy, Problem Solving, Digital Transformation, teamwork
Mike Mills
By Mike Mills
November 29, 2018

What to know, and avoid, to truly be a 'thought leader'

Does there exist, in the language of business and nonprofit leadership, any phrase more overused and yet misunderstood than “thought leadership”? (okay, “synergies” and “digital transformation” aren’t far behind, but you get my point). It seems..

Related topics: Thought Leadership, CSR, Corporate Strategy, Branding, innovation

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