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

Strategy as a way to go

Strategy is a term that still evokes a certain reverence, prepared by privileged minds and able to do wonders. In companies it is normally formulated or revised annually by the senior management, off-site and with support from an expensive consultant. Later it is communicated to the others, with a climate of great expectation by the… Continue reading Strategy as a way to go

Do you have a Management Model?

A brilliant business idea, implemented with a great combination of resources and organization, should deliver good results. However, results tend to worsen, or may even become unfeasible as time passes by. Inevitable changes on external context and on internal conditions bring misalignment among market, strategy, and operation, as well as resources and activities need coordination… Continue reading Do you have a Management Model?

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