This Christmas, I chose to avoid the malls as much as I could. I shopped online. I love the convenience. E-commerce has come a long way over the past 10 years. The vast variety of products one can acquire online is mind-boggling. Many companies have waived the shipping fee. Apart… [More]
I have been conducting interviews with senior business leaders on transformation. One of the key challenges we discussed was a burning platform for change. For businesses which have been successful, complacency hinders the drive for a leap to the next level of success. Changing the mindset is difficult because things… [More]
One of my favourite events for the Olympic Games is gymnastics. The choreographed performances are artistic and graceful, yet intense. The routine on the balance beam is a demanding 90 seconds which calls for razor-sharp focus and precision. As soon as the gymnast mounts the beam, every jump, turn and… [More]
Execution is doing the necessary work to realize the results you set out to achieve. Execution requires resources: people, time and money. To ensure that your efforts are not wasted, you need to be clear on the results you aim for so that you select the right initiatives to work… [More]
Strategy development paints a picture of what you want the company to be and the achievements you aim for. Execution is doing the necessary work to deliver the outcome. Many companies fail to implement their strategy successfully. To avoid failure, pay attention to the following: Ensure every employee understands what… [More]
The elections in France and Greece have stirred unsettling reactions and debates across Europe and internationally. It wasn’t long ago that the German Chancellor and the outgoing French President, worked with determination and commitment, reached a fiscal pact for Europe’s debt crisis. Would the austerity measures be modified? No one… [More]
I continue to be amazed by the creative use of the iPad across industries, from helping young children learn in school to accessing health records. Since its launch in 2010, over 30 million units have been sold. Today, a mind boggling 140,000 apps have been developed for the iPad. One… [More]
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