Elaborate plans just evaporate under pressure. You need to build plans that aren’t too complex and aren’t too simple. Just like Goldilocks said!
Does your company suffer from Meeting Disease? Too many meetings? Too many people, and way too long? You can cure it!
To make real progress you need to change people’s way of thinking. Trying harder to do the same old things rarely yields big results.
Call me a heretic, but you can decide NOT to do business with certain customers.
Really… you can!
The most successful companies choose the right customers, and don’t wait for those customers to choose them.
You’re not going to interfere with your managers or do their jobs for them. But you do need to build a real collaboration with them.