Tag: transformation

Business Strategy in the Fortnite Era

In thinking about the concept of Business Strategy, I cannot help but draw certain parallels between it and the popular video game Fortnite. For those who may not be as familiar, Fortnite is a “cooperative shooter survival game” made for up to four players.  Be the Last Person Standing After taking a shotgun hit from […]

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From Platoons to Projects…it’s All the Same

As the end of the week approached, I was in a conference room with my project team in a downtown Dallas high-rise tower working to resolve an issue on a mission critical IT project. The very next day, I was in south Texas leading a platoon of troops in an air evacuation exercise. Our mission […]

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Change – What’s In It For Me??

The answer is not a new bottle of Tums. Research findings from Gartner1, Prosci2, and other highly reputable firms, consistently substantiate change management. More specifically, managing the people side of change is a leading factor in having the most impact on the ROI of projects. Lack of structured change management is called out as a […]

The Power of Social Collaboration

[blockquote cite=”Gartner, 2013″ type=”left, center, right”]“Through 2015, 80% of social business efforts will not achieve the intended benefits due to inadequate leadership and an overemphasis on technology.”*[/blockquote] It seems that everything is social these days. At least it feels like everything needs to have a social element to be considered relevant. Everyone, from companies to […]

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DIY: Resourceful or Destructive?

“I can do it myself.” Our first words were most likely “mama” or “dada,” but this statement probably came third. The evolution of this declaration was with us when we were 4 learning how to tie our shoes, only to create an undoable knot; when we were 16 learning to drive only to explain how […]