Category: Execution Excellence

Balanced Metrics

When You Thought It Was Over

In a recession, stopping the leakage must become priority #1, because the bottom line must be protected at all costs as revenue growth stalls and other sources of financing dry up.

Read More »
Building Culture

It’s On the Leaders

Execution, especially when crisis calls for rapid adaptation, is all about people. Quickly pivoting to a new strategy? It’s on the employees. Finding creative ways to operate despite shortages? It’s on the employees. Staying focused on what matters despite uncertainty? It’s on the employees.

Read More »
Best Practices

The Two Numbers on Every Executive’s Mind

Why does the vast majority of companies fail to meet their goals and grow? The single biggest factor to determine whether the strategy will be successful is obvious: the entire company must be aware of the strategy.

Read More »
Best Practices

Having your cake and eating it: When do you need a new structure to execute in the new normal?

If your company underwent drastic changes in its strategy or operating model during the past 2 years, you are not alone. Back in 2020, garment companies started to produce face masks, and appliance manufacturers churned out respirators. Not every CEO made such dramatic shifts in their operations, but many of us needed to re-orient our goals and execution to survive and thrive. In addition, some sectors have experienced fundamental shifts accelerated by the pandemic and are most likely permanent. For example, mall operators have seen a radical shift in consumer behavior relative to in-person shopping; car manufacturers are facing a

Read More »