Ramon Nuez October 6, 2020 The author Jim Zabloski writes, “Contrary to popular belief, I consider failure a necessity in business. If you’re not failing at least five times a day, you’re probably not doing enough. The more you do, the more you fail. The more you fail, the more you learn. The more you … Continue reading Fear Is Paralyzing, but Will the Cost of Inaction Derail Your Success?
By J. Douglas Holladay August 21, 2020 Nothing strikes closer to the heart of what we truly value and believe than do our views of success and failure. So, what is success? It can be difficult to get our minds around this elusive concept. Our thinking on this matter is deeply embedded in our subconscious … Continue reading Is your definition of success missing this one thing?
Anthony Mersino — June 10, 2020 Do you think that your organization is too large or too old to succeed with Agile and Scrum? Think again. This success story describes how Bank of America successfully transitioned to Agile and Scrum, proving that Agile can be made to work in a large and established organization. Read … Continue reading Agile Success Story – Bank of America
Max Palmer — November 14, 2019 We often look at every billionaire and write their success off to luck or natural ability. It is a huge fallacy to commit this type of thought, though, and, it is actually detrimental you. Making excuses for others’ success gives us a reason not to work hard. It is … Continue reading 6 Habits Almost Every Billionaire Formed Before They Became Famous
Darleen DeRosa — October 27, 2019 Follow @onpoint_llc Selecting the right person for an executive leadership role is one of the most difficult tasks an organization faces. If the candidate is not a good fit for any number of reasons, such as lacking key skills or not aligning with the company’s culture, their tenure is … Continue reading Understanding the Value of an Executive Succession Plan
Mayo Oshin — October 2, 2019 Follow @mayowaoshin Shortly after midnight on September 26, 1983, the world nearly came to an end. A few hours earlier, Stanislav Petrov—a lieutenant colonel in the Soviet Air Defense Forces—began his shift as the duty officer at Serpukhov-15, a secret command center near Moscow where the Soviet military monitored … Continue reading The Subtle Art of Delay: Why Waiting Is the Difference Between Success and Failure
Colleen McKenna — March 5, 2019 Follow @Colleen_Intero — March 5, 2019 I have a client or two that always answer the question, “How are you?” with one of my favorite answers, “Living the dream.” Are they? I think they may be. Are you? Have you thought about that lately? And, crazier, do your peers, … Continue reading Living the Dream is Not Just a Cliche
Rachel Pillow — December 22, 2018 — December 22, 2018 Pamjpat / Pixabay Have you ever seen a surprisingly simple product do exceptionally well and thought, “Why didn’t I think of that?” or “How did that brand become so successful?” I recently found myself asking those same questions about the Elf on the Shelf phenomenon. … Continue reading The Success Story of Elf on the Shelf
Roy Morejon — August 21, 2018 Follow @RoyMorejon — August 21, 2018 sasint / Pixabay When most people think about enemies in business, they tend to focus on their competitors. After all, these individuals are chasing after your potential customers, trying to undercut you on price, and emulating your best practices that you’ve worked for … Continue reading I Played Nice With My Enemy and Found My Biggest Success Along the Way
Stuart Cross — December 12, 2017 Follow @stuart_cross — December 12, 2017 As part of my research for my latest book, First & Fast, I interviewed Richard Baker, the Chairman of Whitbread plc. I had worked with Richard when he was the CEO of Boots and during our conversation Richard emphasized the importance of establishing … Continue reading How Richard Baker Put “The Chemists” Back Into Boots