Winds of Change

This is a totally atypical year, which has made more evident or even precipitated changes that have been blowing for a long time. There are other forces that have acted pressing for significant changes, which are not perceived with the same intensity, but their impact is inexorable. I recently gave a lecture to a group… Continue reading Winds of Change

Manage the Culture or Get Run Over by It

Research has shown a growing perception among executives about the importance of Corporate Culture, even greater than Strategy. Other signs of this emphasis are the huge number of books currently available on the topic, and Google returning almost 11 million search results. The main motivations for this in the business world could be: 1. Engage… Continue reading Manage the Culture or Get Run Over by It

Workforce Arrangement

Teamwork pyramid

An organizational aspect that tends to be apparent in a company is its people structure, especially when it comes to a service-based business. Therefore, it is normal for business leaders to present their business through an org chart, which often reflects also how they monitor and act in that organization. Family businesses have a lot… Continue reading Workforce Arrangement

Processes as Business Asset

I usually think of the productive chain when I go to a super market for organic products, with processes like: identify and certify suppliers, contract and balance supply, receive and store products, position in store and promote, sell and update stock, monitor and discard products due, evaluate demand and adjust. All of this besides the… Continue reading Processes as Business Asset

Is your Operating Model defined?

All business idea, no matter how good it is, can only make a difference when put into practice, and so demonstrating its ability to generate value. There are many ways of combining resources and organizing their productive relation, considering human and technological competencies, internally only or integrated with third parties. This arrangement is called Operating… Continue reading Is your Operating Model defined?

The power of connection

Promoting healthy relationships in the work environment through collaborative values and a set of meetings, with clarity of shared objectives and means for syncronization, conflict resolution, and collective learning, is fundamental to face crises. The power of connection among people who make up the business contributes with positive attitudes and reinforce the company ability to… Continue reading The power of connection