Category Archives: Corporate Finance

Leadership – the key to Price, Quality and Speed

Recently I was sent an email with a photo of a poster saying “Price Quality or Speed – Pick Two”. It struck me at the time how old this phrase was and how out of place it seemed today. In … Continue reading

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Bring Back My Old Inbox

Lately I’ve found myself reminiscing about how much I miss by inbox. Now, I don’t mean my Outlook inbox or the Gmail inbox on my phone. Actually, they’re the problem. It’s the other inbox. What I really miss is the … Continue reading

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Test Your Assumptions When Planning

It’s fall and the time of the year again when most business leaders head to the conference room for their annual planning process. For some it’ll involve new goals and strategies. For others it’ll just be a budget. However you … Continue reading

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4 Pitfalls to Avoid When Planning

One of my favorite authors and management gurus, Peter Drucker, once said “The only things that evolve by themselves in an organization are disorder, friction and malperformance.” Businesses left to natural devolution will move from order to disorder, from performing … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Simpler Planning

There’s and old cliché that says companies don’t plan to fail, they just fail to plan. The truth is that while companies who don’t plan may not fail, they often fall far short of their potential and struggle more than … Continue reading

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