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Monthly Archives: October 2017


The Rise and Fall of Nokia

The Rise and Fall of Nokia

3 fantastic videos which tell the story.  Well worth watching. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Read More »


The Rise and Fall of Yahoo!

The Rise and Fall of Yahoo!

A great video. Well worth watching. Read More »


The Rise and Stagnation of Sony

The Rise and Stagnation of Sony

Sony’s share price tells the story. Going no where fast.  Wheel$pin.   Here are 2 fantastic videos explaining why in great detail.      Very well worth watching:     Part 1: Part 2: Read More »


Worst Company Disasters! Top 6 Blunders

Worst Company Disasters!  Top 6 Blunders

Fantastic video which does a great job summarizing classic corporate blunders in just a few minutes.  Very worth watching:  #6: Kodak, #5: Excite, #4: Blockbuster, #3: NASA (Mars Orbiter), #2: Nokia, #1: Xerox </   Read More »


6 Major Decisions Facing SMBs: We asked Vistage CEOs about their businesses. They told us what is on their minds.

6 Major Decisions Facing SMBs:  We asked Vistage CEOs about their businesses.  They told us what is on their minds.

Ream more from the Vistage Perspectives Magazine by clicking below: Vistage Perspectives Magazine Read More »


Vistage Decision Model

Vistage Decision Model

CEOs are in the business of dynamic decision making.  Below is a new model for CEOs from Vistage:   the Vistage Decision Model.  If I had my way, I would put the word “AGILE” in front of ‘Leader” at the heart of the model.  That invites a pivot of mindset (the outer elements of instincts, judgment, perspective), skillset and toolset from ... Read More »


Vistage Perspectives Magazine

Vistage Perspectives Magazine

Great new magazine insert published by Vistage which you can download as a PDF here:  Vistage Perspectives Read More »


Organizational Agility on the Rise but still less than 25% Minority: McKinsey Global Survey October 2017

Organizational Agility on the Rise but still less than 25% Minority:  McKinsey Global Survey October 2017

McKinsey just released its October 2017 Global Survey with which they chose to focus on organizational agility:  How to Create an Agile Organization, for which the headlines are:: Rapid changes in competition, demand, technology, and regulations have made it more important than ever for organizations to be able to respond and adapt quickly. But according to a recent McKinsey Global ... Read More »


What is your Kodak Moment?

What is your Kodak Moment?

I was just speaking in Rochester NY, which is the home town of Kodak.  Very fitting that I was talking about Agility and how not to have a “Kodak Moment”, like you average taxi-cab firm is having right now! We all vaguely know the story of the rise and fall of Kodak, despite having invented the digital camera in the ... Read More »


Speaking in Rochester New York

Speaking in Rochester New York

Great to be back in the home town of Kodak – no better place in which to be talking about Agility. Read More »