Are your business silos working for you – or bringing your company down?

Have you ever wondered about the effectiveness of business silos?  Most of us have seen them or worked in them. The metrics, the P&L and certainly the culture, do not encourage co-operation between divisions, capabilities or regions.  The results can look good from silo to silo – maybe – but the global result for the […]

Read More…

Is this what you really want to be doing?

A lot of people seem to be taking this current disruption (delicately put, no?) to figure out whether they are really doing what they want to be doing. One client is wondering whether his creative business is actually providing him with the creative satisfaction he craves. Well, truth be told, several clients are working on […]

Read More…

New Year: New Business Model?

A leading film postproduction business owner talked in the press recently about “a whole new contemporary business model.” The NYT tells of ad agencies (former adagencies, perhaps?) who make and sell chocolate and furniture and tee shirts. Bake sale, anyone?! Jim Cramer says, “Recessions are game-changers. It’s when those who are smart pass those who […]

Read More…

How I know this economic mess is all going to work out okay

So here is why I feel really good about the way things are going to turn out. It’s because of what I hear every day from my amazing clients (you know who you are – I applaud you!). If their commitment to a successful business future is any indication – and I am sure it […]

Read More…