The One Question to help Leaders Focus on Strategy-Lesson from Intel

When you think of Intel, you most likely think of the its dominance in the microprocessor industry. Most of us have forgotten how Intel broke into the market depending primarily on the production of its memory chips. This shift in product strategy altered the brand, making Intel a household name. What was the one question that helps leaders focus on strategy?

The New KISS: Keep in Simple Strategy

Yes, I was one of those kids.  Actually, I don't think I've graduated from the sarcastic approach to live in the least.  I was one of those that would do something similar to the picture on the left.  Why do they make things so complicated?  I remember getting in trouble in my pre-algebra class for … Continue reading The New KISS: Keep in Simple Strategy

Big Decisions: When All Else Fails, Play Solitaire

You know, I admit I am the world's guiltiest at checking out or shutting down when a big decision has to be made. I have a tendency to overwhelm myself with all of the nuisances of the decision and eventually, I just shut down. I have a feeling I am not the only one. The … Continue reading Big Decisions: When All Else Fails, Play Solitaire

Calling in a Threat During a Meeting

Go ahead and admit it, you've thought about it.  There you are, sitting in another one of those marathon meaningless meetings, wishing you were on an episode of SAW rather than sitting in that cramped room listening to the same speech over and over again.  Then, one happy thought skips across your mind as a … Continue reading Calling in a Threat During a Meeting