March 13, 2019

“I Have My Company Vision, Now What?”

As an organization design consultant, people often ask, “So what, exactly do you do?” I reply by explaining organization design and strategic integration.  Once I’ve done that, if the person is a business leader they almost inevitably ask, “So Ken,...
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February 27, 2019

Organization Design Is More Than Structure

Recently I was on site with a client running a three and a half day training session on organization design. Central to this training was our Rubik’s Cube model of organization design, including the concept of how organization design is...
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February 6, 2019 Developing Leaders

Developing Leaders in Times of Change & Transformation

“They just don’t get it! They have training manuals, real-time data, managers, directors, and a CRM.  Why can’t all of them just exercise common sense?” Leadership during times of significant challenges or change demands skills and abilities of leaders above...
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January 23, 2019

Preparing for Contingencies in Change Management

There are many interesting parallels between leadership in the military and corporate America. While not everything that works for the military is suited to corporate change management, there are certain military ideas and practices that, when adapted to corporate use,...
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January 15, 2019 Business Model Innovation

Business Model Innovation for Relevance and Differentiation

Business model innovation is an essential element of success for today’s organizations. To stay competitive in a rapidly changing market, organizations must continually reinvent themselves. At its core, good business model redesign is about finding a novel way to solve...
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