March 2017

30
Mar

No Hiding Place Part 2

Last time I wrote about how by using the WWW judiciously in meetings and squaring the circle would result in a healthier culture of accountability, and so it will. There will be no hiding place. The reliable performers will be as visible to everyone as will the unreliable ones, or those who dodge each and every responsibility and if you are the boss, there will be no hiding place for you either.

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16
Mar

Get Good at People

At its heart the real difference between poor, mediocre, good and great businesses are the people. Their talents, skills and abilities at an individual level and how they organise themselves to effectively work together at a combined level.

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09
Mar

Start With Who

I make no excuse for flagrantly repeating the advice Jim Collins gave in his all-time classic book “Good to Great” when he advised us to get the right people on the bus, in the right seats doing the right things right. I was privileged to be able to go and meet Jim this last week when he came to London to speak. I was also a part of a two hour private audience with him after the headline event.

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02
Mar

On Weak Management

There has been a surprising reaction to last week’s blog, ‘There should be a law against it’. With most comments railing against the injustices created by weak management.

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