When extraordinary talents work together, results can be truly spectacular. This is the story of Robin Williams and Michael Dressler, who took the Time magazine cover photo that the National Portrait Gallery installed to memorialize Williams following his death on August 11. The original Time cover from March 12, 1979, bore this bold cover headline: “Chaos in Television…and What It Takes [...]
Tech startups are creating innovation disruption and solutions that traditional sectors ought to head. Strategy guru Roz Courtney explains why.
Your client wants to accomplish an aggressive list of priorities. Your job as a consultant is to help them create the right change. But that’s not what usually happens.
Dave Cote, chairman and CEO of Honeywell, is one of the best leaders in business, running one of the best-managed companies. In 2002, he was recruited to spearhead a major turnaround of a dysfunctional, hobbled organization. None of the three CEOs in the four years before him could fix it; on Wall Street, there were no believers.
Change makes people uneasy. We like what we’re used to whether it’s an entitlement program or the company we’ve built so capably. Suggest moving in a new direction and everyone gets nervous. But change isn’t going to stop.
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Does an unstoppable innovation company simply sell ahead-of-the-herd products that give customers exactly what they want? No doubt, Apple is one of the most innovative companies of the century. Their superior products command premium prices from the stickiest customers imaginable. But head-of-the-curve products regularly appear in the market, only to be one or several-hit wonders. [...]