One of the consequences of today's border-less marketplace is the great divergence in corporate growth rates. Long-standing businesses may consider an annual growth rate of 6-8% or simply maintaining performance levels a success in the face of fierce, unforeseeable competition. At the same time, the new titans, the disruptors, pop up and mushroom at astounding clips, transforming entire industries and reaching unprecedented valuations. Until they too hit a speed bump.
So how can you accelerate and maintain the growth of your company? While there are many factors that come into play, we have found that the application of 3 key principles has a significant positive impact on corporate performance. On average, the companies we work with increase their growth targets exponentially, by nearly 500%. What is the secret?
This freshly published article on Management-Issues summarizes the 2019 Stand-Up Strategist rankings of the best corporate April Fools campaigns, and its implications for strategy & leadership.
I am really looking forward to launching my co-facilitated Master Class series with Brigette Hyacinth , 'rock star' of workplace engagement. The series, 'Re-Imagine Your Workplace', will kick-off in Singapore. Here is the event website where you can pre-register to attend:
The sport of basketball needs a serious refresh, according to the NBA commissioner Adam Silver who is a contemplating radical change to keep the game relevant to new generations and global audience. One of his 'radical' ideas is introducing tournaments during the NBA's regular season - and the concept of borrowed from the world of soccer.
This year's global ranking of countries based on citizens' happiness has just been released. While this is a study of how to measure and generate important insights, it is not measuring what I think is important: the pursuit of happiness. Rather than comparing predefined conditions for happiness across nations, it would be more revealing to look at the relative extent of people who can pursue their own definition of happiness.
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