Posts Tagged ‘avoiding organizational paralysis’

That’s Cute

August 24th, 2018 | Posted in Change, Effectiveness, Fit Leader, Innovation, Leadership Fitness, Reading List, relationships, success

Back in 1975, an engineer at Kodak invented the world’s first digital camera. When this engineer, Steve Sasson, went to his management to present his new idea, the response he received was “that’s cute”. While that response ultimately led to the demise of Kodak, we shouldn’t be surprised with the reaction by the company’s management […]

The 7 Fires of the Day

June 5th, 2017 | Posted in Clarity, Confidence, Fit Leader, Leadership Fitness, success

How many of us spend too much time, day in and day out, attending to the “7 fires of the day”? Many of my clients bemoan the fact that the big projects never seem to get the attention they require for meaningful accomplishment. Other newsletters and time-management gurus offer tons of advice, including: Don’t start […]

Treading Softly

September 12th, 2011 | Posted in Clarity

When was the last time your organization changed?  Last month, last week or just a few hours ago?    The one thing many of us have come to accept in life is that change is one of the few constants.  Whether we like it or not, staying flexible means staying relevant.  Evolving customer needs, new and emerging […]