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Five steps to Death

Saturday October 1st, 2011 4 comments

I am profoundly grateful to those wonderful people who manage to summarize otherwise long and repetitive business books, in an article of 4 to 6 pages. A great company for this is obviously “Executive Book Summaries” (and now you know how consultants appear to find the time to read so many books…) Recently, I received from our partner Ben Clayton-Jolly…

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"Leading ourselves to exhaustion!!!"

Sunday May 15th, 2011 0 comments

Is it because everybody agrees, in private, that the fundamental problems of the recent crisis still have to be addressed, that most Boardrooms  resonate with the same sacred word: GROWTH? Is it like a desperate and collective blind attempt to cash in before a tremendous after shock erupts? Whatever the answer to that question, some firms will succeed in disrupting…

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“Everybody wants to “Grow”: the biggest blockage is our orthodoxy!”

Sunday October 31st, 2010 4 comments

I don’t breach any confidentiality by sharing that wherever I travel in the world, “Growth” has become the central strategy piece of all organizations I speak to… at the point of wondering if un-grow couldn’t be a really worthy disruptive strategy! So everybody wants to grow? Those who truly will, in a sustainable way, will put energy behind that intention…

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