Low Strategy, Low Culture

LOW STRATEGY, LOW CULTURE Can a company start in the lower left quadrant? No. But companies can fall there and disappear. If you’re in the upper left quadrant (low strategy, high culture) or lower right (high strategy, low culture), your organization is exposed to unnecessary risk. You’re just a step away from low strategy, low […]

Business Leadership Excellence 2×2

This is the Business Leadership Excellence 2×2. If we take the mind, which is the WHAT on the x-axis and the heart, which is the WHY on the y-axis, we’re able to create a quad chart. We want to get to the upper right quadrant which is high mind – we know WHAT we’re doing […]

Would You Raise Your Hand?

Imagine a room full of people that know you from different facets of your life – as a husband/wife, father/mother, friend, business colleague, community member, and person of faith. If I asked this room full of people to raise their hands if they thought you are excellent in the facet(s) they know you, how many […]

WHO We Are = WHAT We’re Doing + WHY We’re Doing It

It’s interesting, most of us don’t know WHO we are. Who incorporates 2 questions – WHAT & WHY. What we’re doing or performance is what we call the ‘mind’. Why we’re doing it or why we’re here is what we call the ‘heart’. When we know who we are, we know our IDENTITY. Finally, if […]

Guess What? You’re Fired!

Have you ever lost a business opportunity and thought to yourself, ‘If they only knew WHO I was. If they only knew what they were missing”. . . Well, I have. I was in my opinion, ‘it’. I was THE guy, but I didn’t know who I was. It was 1994, and at the age […]