Choice or Habit?

Choice or Habit?

Do you ever wonder how much money, not to mention momentum, is spent on executive meetings? I’m thinking about the off-site meetings, perhaps involving travel and usually multiple days. Many organizations conduct these meetings out of habit. Once the march to...

Confirmation Bias Lurks in Plain Sight

A private equity firm decided to grow one its companies a retail chain, by buying another chain. This promised a dramatic increase in revenue and should have achieved savings via synergies. The amount and depth of financial analysis done for this deal was stunning....

Triple Threat

Many business people like to think that their company, market, technology, or methods are unique. When viewed through a microscope, it could be. But do your customers look at it the same way? Are they looking through a microscope? Unlikely. Customers make quick...

Take Aim

Marshall Goldsmith has famously said, “what got you here won’t get you there” and he’s right…sort of. What you need to get ‘there’ doesn’t demand a wholesale swap. Where this true, no one would develop wisdom and...