Moving the Needle

Re-think Your Next Re-org

Re-think Your Next Re-org

When was the last time you went through a company re-org? Re-orgs seem to be happening more and more regularly, especially with large organizations, and the excuses for them are often tenuous. Within the startup world, there’s buzz that Elon Musk’s mass layoffs at...

Creating effective KPI’s for 2023

Creating effective KPI’s for 2023

We’re coming to the end of 2022 and ’tis the season to evaluate 2022’s performance and plan for 2023 targets. Despite ongoing challenges in the economic and business environment, I’ve heard from many people that they had aggressive metrics for themselves and their...

Explore in the Core

Explore in the Core

It's cliche when people say, "Entrepreneurs are the risk-takers.” To the contrary, entrepreneurs actually seek to avoid risk. They are risk mitigators. They seek to reduce the uncertainty in a new venture. Those who do not reduce uncertainty are the risk takers. This...

Becoming a RAD Organization

Becoming a RAD Organization

The goal of the book Disruption Proof is to help leaders and founders of companies to create what I call RAD companies, which stands for being resilient, aware, and dynamic. RAD requires new behaviors and skills for all, while also establishing new systems, processes,...

Visibility Planning & Project Prioritization

Visibility Planning & Project Prioritization

In our last blog post we spoke about how the common understanding of Horizon Planning is broken. So, if the model is broken, how do we fix it? Visibility Planning Unlike Horizon Planning where projects are prioritized based on "level of innovation" and "time to ROI",...

The Current Horizon Planning Model is Broken

The Current Horizon Planning Model is Broken

"What distinguishes the corporations that carry on growing is their ability to create [new] businesses. They can innovate in their core businesses and build new ones at the same time.” (Alchemy of Growth, 1999). About horizon planning  The current model of horizon...