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Companion Channel Episodes Organization

Sales Performance – How to stay on track despite Corona

Due to the current situation, we observe that many companies struggle with staying on track with their sales performance. But what are companies doing differently that manage to thrive even in these turbulant times? What is their key for success when it comes to sales performance?More »Sales Performance – How to stay on track despite Corona

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Companion Channel Episodes Leadership

How (fr)agile we are! A laudation for (classical) project management

Aren´t we used to it? At least every 10 to 15 years we see these big fusses in management practice again: Total Quality Management in the 80s, Lean & Kaizen in the 90s, Process Management & ISO Certificates in 2000s and now it´s all about Agility. Agility has also reached project management and is often used as an “excuse” to disregard important fundamentals of classical project management, which are ultimately critical to the success of a project. Keep reading, if you want to lead projects successfully…More »How (fr)agile we are! A laudation for (classical) project management

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Companion Channel Episodes Strategy

Weak in execution? How to get things done in strategy implementation

It is no secret that strategic initiatives in companies are often subject of failure. In many cases, companies overinvest in what is as opposed to what might be. The struggle to execute strategy declarations into everyday business leads to poor outcomes and strategic goals might not be accomplished. What can you as a leader in your organzation do in order to overcome weaknesses in strategy implementation? Here are some straight forward and easy to implement tips.More »Weak in execution? How to get things done in strategy implementation

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Mythos Purpose

Purpose, purpose, purpose – every company since some years is looking for its purpose. Purpose seems to be the solution for every problem our companies are facing: achieving better results in business, finding and binding talents, or pushing internal collaboration beyond functional borders. But in most cases the results of semantic exercises defining the purpose are poor, often empty of content, interchangeable and exaggerating the own business into a higher sense that has nothing …More »Mythos Purpose

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Flatten the curve

Today we recommend a video from Ray Dalio called “How the economic machine works” in times when it comes to central banks printing money and governments using this printed money to stimulate the economic system – a very risky time! Watch out if you’d like to see how to flatten out the threatening economic downturn these days.More »Flatten the curve