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Tag: Execution

No Plan Survives The First Contact

November 22, 2017 0 Comments
No Plan Survives The First Contact

Planning: I’m told that Benjamin Franklin said, “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” Planning is critical in order to move an organization toward achievement of the vision. In the same way that a map is not the territory, a business plan is not the way the market is or will be at the time […]

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Goals are Inherent in Leadership

September 3, 2014
Goals are Inherent in Leadership

I had a scintillating conversation with a colleague a couple of weeks ago. We were at a restaurant sharing a meal with another professional coach. The conversation turned on a comment by my colleague (I’ll call him Paul) that he was “disappointed” in a highly regarded book we had read on leadership. Disappointed because the […]

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Book Review: Traction by Gino Wickman

December 11, 2013
Book Review: Traction by Gino Wickman

Gino Wickman has written a very clear, practical and implementable how to book for getting a grip on your business. He introduces his EOS or Entrepreneurial Operating System to us early on then methodically goes through the meaning and implementation of the system. There are six major components to his EOS: VISION Successful business owners […]

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The Real Value in a Plan

August 7, 2013
The Real Value in a Plan

I am privileged to be working on a team planning a rather large event. There are myriad details to which we must pay attention. Lucky for me, my involvement is focused on the overall structure and the content of the all day event. Others, with a great deal of experience, are responsible for the logistics. […]

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Book Review: Execution by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan

October 27, 2002
Book Review: Execution by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan

Execution is recommended by my CEO Roundtable, so we’re in to it now! According to the dust jacket: “Larry Bossidy is one of the world’s most acclaimed CEOs, a man with few peers who has a track record for delivering results. Ram Charan is a legendary advisor to senior executives and boards of directors, a […]

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