Is Quality Being Lost In Today’s Quest For Efficient Execution?

Strategy is, and should be simple.  It consists of 3 dimensions: 1. Value Proposition:  what your company does excellently, better than your competitors, that brings customers to your door 2. Value Chain:  all of the tasks and work your people do in order to deliver your value proposition 3. Fit:  how well you’ve aligned your people, processes, priorities, etc. with your value proposition…

What’s The Fundamental Question Every Business Must Answer?

“You cannot please everyone.” How often have you heard this in your life?  Do you believe it?  Do you try to please everyone anyway?  If so, how is that working for you? In business, we need to make a decision very early on a key question:  Who is our customer? To answer that question, we…

Strategy is Simple. It’s Execution That’s Complex!

Strategy is, and should be simple.  It consists of the 3 dimensions shown here: Value Proposition, Value Chain and how well they Fit or are aligned. FORTUNE magazine, well known for its business insights, printed an article in 1999 called “Why CEOs Fail”, highlighting an important fact: 70% of CEO failures were caused by poor execution against…