The reason for my absence in August…


My New Book MOVE: Available March 1, 2017

MOVE: How Decisive Leaders Execute Strategy Despite Obstacles, Setbacks & Stalls

I’m very excited to share the news with you that my new book MOVE is being published by Wiley, and will be available March 1 ! Read More

2 reasons your team is not executing

2 reasons

In my work with organizations to help them put their Strategy into Action, I find very often that many teams have trouble executing for a couple of fundamental reasons.

Alignment is not enough

Let’s assume your team is 100% aligned. Read More

Safe conversation, dangerous business

Last week in my blog I suggested you stop wasting time having status meetings.

This week I want to extend the conversation suggest you resist the urge to hide in too much complexity and detail.

The reason people and teams fall into this is because complexity can make you feel smart and safe. Read More

5 things that block strategic progress

Good General Manager Series

The struggle

All organizations struggle at some point to put their Strategy into Action (Read: actually get done what they say they want to do).

I find that key problems of executing are common in companies of all sizes and industries — but particularly in companies that want to scale. Read More