This a beautifully concise explanation of what’s needed in a business plan. It’s from Harvard Business Review. Video Original 1997 HBR article (for HBR subscribers) Business Plans Made Really Simple Some time ago, I published a booklet that has a similar theme, aiming to inspire people to write their first successful business plan. You might […]
We’ve all heard the advice “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it”, and there’s a good deal of truth in that. In this article, I want to get you to think about what you can do when it isn’t possible to measure something. It’s why I’ve always advocated using metrics to monitor the […]
What do you think is the principal method of problem solving in business? Get everyone together to look at the numbers and figure out the answer! Lots of people, gathered in a room, with numbers spinning in their heads, trying to focus really, really hard on finding a solution. There’ll be people in the room […]
How do you get to be a good leader, and see what someone is truly capable of, once you’ve provided initial guidance, tuition, coaching, and monitoring?