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Who’s Been Asleep at the Wheel?


Faux AGILE (False, Fake, Fraudulent Agility – “Fake It Until You Break It!”)

Faux AGILE (False, Fake, Fraudulent Agility – “Fake It Until You Break It!”)

“Fake it until you make it” doesn’t apply to Agility!  It easily becomes “fake it until you break it” like we have seen so many examples of recently with Takata, Wells Fargo, VW and so many more before that. All examples of faux-agile, false, fake and fraudulent agility … until things ultimately breakdown … in the long run, there is ... Read More »


Foot In Mouth: 43 Quotes From Big Corporate Execs Who Laughed Off Disruption When It Hit

Foot In Mouth: 43 Quotes From Big Corporate Execs Who Laughed Off Disruption When It Hit

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Who’s Been Asleep at the Wheel? GE!

Who’s Been Asleep at the Wheel?  GE!

Update December 2018:  Wall Street Journal:  GE Powered the American Century—Then It Burned Out Update June 20th 2018:  CNBC:  GE booted from the Dow, to be replaced by Walgreens Industrial giant General Electric is out of the Dow Jones industrial average and will be replaced by drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance. GE was one of the original components of the ... Read More »


Car Dealerships Face Conundrum: Get Big or Get Out plus Carvana and Car Vending Machines

Car Dealerships Face Conundrum: Get Big or Get Out plus Carvana and Car Vending Machines

Interesting reading about the future of the car industry. Car Dealerships Face Conundrum: Get Big or Get Out Carvana Launches in San Diego, Expanding West Coast Presence with Third California Market Carvana   Read More »


Who’s Been Asleep at the Wheel? Wells Fargo!

Who’s Been Asleep at the Wheel?  Wells Fargo!

Does Wells Fargo Have a Plan? Eighteen months after the bogus-accounts scandal, America’s third-largest bank is trying to get back on track Read More »


Fletcher Building Flames Out

Fletcher Building Flames Out

Another example of being asleep at the wheel.  One I know about as one of my Vistage CEO members runs a USA Division owned by this corporation.  His business is doing fine/great. Fletcher: Writing was on the wall Today has turned out to be Fletcher Building’s St Valentine’s Day massacre.  It’s the day the company’s profitability, economic value, reputation and ... Read More »


Leading Corporations Who Miised the Next Wave

Leading Corporations Who Miised the Next Wave

From Geoffrey Moore’s great book, “Zone to Win:  Organizing to Compete in An Age of Disruption” her is his list of 56 companies that were asleep at the wheel and missed the next wave!  Curious as to why he didn’t include Kodak on this list (which he talks about at length in the book).  Maybe he singled them out for ... Read More »


The Rise & Fall of Blackberry

The Rise & Fall of Blackberry

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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 »