You can identify early signs of failure or success from a prospective CEO’s behavior.
Strategy & Leadership
- Technologies often spawn metaphors, which change over time and shape how we think about work.
- Until you grasp Turing’s theory of computability, Coase theorem of transaction costs, Bell’s law of computer classes, Baldwin and Clarke’s concept of modularity, and Nakamoto’s law of the distributed ledger, you’re not prepared to lead a digital company.
- s+b BlogsStretch yourself creatively as a leader by collecting “nuggets”: Short, accessible reminders of what you probably already know, but may have forgotten to put into practice.
- s+b BlogsBy setting your company up for growth, you have already made a strong, implicit commitment to diversity. The political events of 2016 could help you deliver on that promise.
- Global companies have long considered the U.K. their gateway to Europe. They must explore new options.
- s+b BlogsMoving from crisis to crisis has become all-too-common in today’s workplace.
- Negotiations on the U.K.’s split from the European Union could take years. Instead of waiting, enterprise leaders should rethink their strategies now.
- As distinctions dissolve among the hardware, software, services, and telecom sectors, companies are changing how they compete.
- s+b BlogsIn 2016, the number of women appointed to CEO posts at large U.S. companies is up sharply from 2015.
- s+b BlogsThe failure of prognosticators to call the U.S. presidential election correctly should make us take another look at our own preconceived notions about big data and analytics. It takes human contact to predict an election.
- s+b BlogsThe world is shifting its dominant technological model away from serial programming, and for many incumbents the transition will be challenging.
- s+b BlogsBy planning activities that encourage bonding and meaning, companies can help employees feel like they are a part of a team.
- s+b BlogsHow individuals can dig deeper and uncover hidden demands and challenges.
- s+b BlogsDiscovering how to learn fast, including taking time out for creative thinking and implementation, is necessary for effective self-disruption.
- Thinking It Through
- Planning for Unpredictability
- To stay relevant, all participants in the vast marketing ecosystem must develop new capabilities.
- s+b BlogsA punishing trek is a painful reminder to get your strategic fundamentals right.