No matter how big or small your company is, you’re impacted by the growing wave of disruption.  But if you’ve been around for a while, you can assess your current status and future potential by answering these five questions from The Insurgence Group. How have the dynamics of your industry and key trends changed over the […]

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Where does your company stand? Do you consider your company to be an incumbent or a disruptor?  Is your company the stalwart in your marketplace? Or the insurgent, looking to change the way your industry conducts business.   According to the Insurgence Group’s Rondo Moses, if you’re not disrupting, you’re likely in trouble. The evidence:  fifty-five percent of companies on […]

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In the final installment of Harvard Business Review contributor Larry Clark’s series on navigating complexity, he reframes the benefits of failure in an interesting way.  He begins with an NFL coaching analogy.  The emergence mindset he believes business owners must adopt is similar to how football coaches choose plays based on what they learned during previous ones.   […]

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Harvard Business Review contributor Larry Clark provides great insight into problem solving that starts with making sure you understand the kind of problem you’re solving.  To make his point, he refers to the Cynefin Framework, which is used to categorize situations and identify strategies to address them. The 4 categories are:  Simple.  These are situations that can be […]

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Harvard Business Review contributor Larry Clark’s three part series on navigating complexity offers timely education on rethinking business.  He encourages leaders to embrace the natural push and pull of polarities that are inherent to every business.  Polarity is when opposing forces pull at each other to keep things balanced.  For instance, growth versus profit maximization or work-life […]

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Harvard Business Review contributor Tara-Nicholle Nelson, author of “The Transformational Consumer,” says businesses should spend less time focusing on direct competitors and more time responding to the evolving needs of their customers. Here’s how. Rethink what you actually sell. It’s not a product. Look at it as a transformational tool that helps people on a […]

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