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How Getting Diversity Wrong Will Kill Your Enterprise

Published on September 5, 2014 By The Strategy Guy

I’ve been working on a Good to Great parallel case-study, focused on Bay Area modern day companies. Of the many the many lessons to highlight, none of them shockingly new by the way, diversity & the implementation process was a critical one that surfaced often. This shouldn’t surprise us, we see it in so many aspects of our […]

Don’t Fuck Up the Culture

Published on April 23, 2014 By The Strategy Guy

This blog post is inspired by “Don’t Fuck Up the Culture” written by Airbnb Co-founder & CEO Brian Chesky. “Why is culture so important to a business? Here is a simple way to frame it. The stronger the culture, the less corporate process a company needs. When the culture is strong, you can trust everyone to do the right […]

Companies Need to Be More Human in Order to Scale

Published on January 16, 2014 By The Strategy Guy

“It’s time for companies to focus less on maximizing shareholder value and more on becoming human again. Embracing your organization’s humanity will move your company from the mindless management of numbers to the creation of customer and employee value, which ultimately will make your shareholders — the real ones who care about long-term performance — happy, […]

How the power of “NO” can increase your productivity

Published on June 2, 2013 By The Strategy Guy

Without any additional investment, by the end of the exercise we had gained 25% of productivity for my client. Now he could invest this new found time in more strategic priorities and thus adding greater value to his customers.

How fixing your hiring pitfalls can save your company

Published on May 31, 2013 By The Strategy Guy

Applying the Topgrading methodology could save the US economy $300 million! 25% of managers hired turn out to be serious mis-hires (a.k.a. “C Players”)

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