Delegate Problem Solving and Watch the Benefits Accrue

Delegate Problem Solving and Watch the Benefits Accrue

“If you really want to grow as an entrepreneur, you’ve got to learn to delegate.” – Richard Branson, British entrepreneur That quote is as true of entrepreneurs as it is of rising managers and executives. One of the easiest things to delegate is problem solving. It is...
Plan for Success First-Then Plan Your Strategy

Plan for Success First-Then Plan Your Strategy

Before you start planning your strategy (or project ), you have to do one very important step first: identify what the success criteria are going to be. Unfortunately many people skip this step. And that is a mistake – for several reasons: You want all decision...
How “Together” is Your Management Team?

How “Together” is Your Management Team?

If your management team were a professional sports team, how good would it be? How well would everyone work together? How united would they be to achieve your strategy? If your team were a soccer/football team, how well would they play? Now, we usually don’t...
5 Traits of Great Change Leaders

5 Traits of Great Change Leaders

Change leadership is different from operational management, and often operational managers are thrust into having to be change leaders. Some rise to the occasion, become really good change leaders and succeed brilliantly. Others adopt only some good change leadership...
Your Strategic Plan is Ready. Is Your Organization?

Your Strategic Plan is Ready. Is Your Organization?

You and your senior team have agreed on your strategic plan and you are ready to implement. What comes next? Usually the knee-jerk response is to start working on your planned activities. But is your organization truly ready and fully onside? Is everyone on board? Can...