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You’re an HR Manager who is aspiring to a seat at the table, or maybe you’re already there. You want to make an impact and have the executives understand the power of HR. But before you even arrive at the first meeting, Read More
Almost all corporate plans cover the next five years. However, many companies go not a single month further. In other words, they survive on one five-year plan after another. If you have ever questioned the wisdom of this practice, keep reading. Your Read More
This is another clip from the Time Ferriss and Mark Zuckerberg interview. How important is it to inspire (and not disempower) employees while working on “big, long-term” goals? Meta’s CEO shares the challenge.
You may have noticed…there is a relationship between setting big, important goals and the time they require. In other words, we all know that in the short-term, it’s unlikely that a company can disrupt an industry.
But what exactly does “long-term” mean? How should a company plan?
Francis here. This past week we completed a webinar on setting long-term goals in your strategic planning. You probably have thought about the wisdom of this kind of thinking, but don’t know if it would work in your company. Case in point: Read More
Like most other Caribbean firms, your company has focused on its survival for the past two years. Things have been tough: retaining revenue while containing costs has been everyone’s pre-occupation. But you probably know that COVID has, in addition to closing doors, Read More
You may be like Rosemary. She’s the Managing Director of a Caribbean bank, elevated to the post mere months before the onset of the COVID pandemic. Like many leaders of companies, she’s stressed. Ever since the government started to shut down many Read More
OK, your executives are nervous. Since COVID, one bad piece of news after another has led them to become expert fire-fighters. As the recession, supply-chain problems, inflation and armed conflict add up they have only focused on the organization’s survival. Period. But Read More
You’re looking for a regular source of provocative ideas on strategic thinking for Caribbean companies. The success of your company depends on it, but it’s not as if you can import foreign thinking and expect it to work. And, few regional executives spend time to share their innermost thoughts, especially if they have a company to run.