Wed.Mar 13, 2019

Zero-based productivity: Going granular and end-to-end across the supply chain

McKinsey

Companies often believe they have extracted all significant cost savings from their supply chains. A zero-based approach can unlock additional value. Insights on Operations

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Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Trying to make better, more strategic decisions? Trying to break out of the mold of previous behaviours? Trying, even, to build a new paradigm of business? This article (which is a transcript of a podcast) talks about the “inside” vs “outside” view.

Great newsletters get opened, read & shared – here’s how that happens

Rod Burkert

Today is our last day in Palm Springs. Tomorrow we head for northern Alabama where we will be attending an RV entrepreneur summit next week and meet more crazy people like us. And this week, Amy and I celebrate our 9th anniversary of full-time RV living!

How the oil and gas industry can improve capital-project performance

McKinsey

Management practices and digital technologies used by other industries can help oil and gas companies boost capital-project productivity. Oil & Gas Insights

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

What Sets Business Owners Apart

Martinka Consulting

What’s the difference between being a manager and being a business owner? Let me use a sports analogy. I recently read the following about new NFL coaches (as it’s that time of year where there’s job turnover). “If If there’s one thing I’ve heard from new head coaches, it’s dealing with all the things he’s not anticipating, and still devoting the proper time to the things he was.”. In other words, there’s a lot more responsibility.

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Why Technology Is Hurting Your Consulting Business

Henry DeVries

Consultants who want to attract high-paying clients are led to believe a myth. The big myth is that the key to their success in landing more clients is the latest technology tool

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Sharing in mobility: An interview with Lyft’s Raj Kapoor

McKinsey

The company’s chief strategy officer describes Lyft’s aspirations to contribute to a broader mobility ecosystem. Automotive & Assembly Insights

As Your Team Gets Bigger, Your Leadership Style Has to Adapt

Harvard Business

The core principles are the same, but the day-to-day changes a lot. Leading teams Digital Article

“You made my day”

Seth Godin Blog

When your day gets made, how long does it last? A made day–is that different from a normal day? Perhaps it would be more accurate to call it a made hour or, if we’re going to be quite truthful, a made minute. When something bad happens, we can revisit the humiliation and anxiety for months. But the good stuff, if we don’t work at it, can pass right by. We get what we remember, and we remember what we focus on

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4 Reasons Good Employees Lose Their Motivation

Harvard Business

To fix the problem, you need to understand what’s causing it. Motivating people Managing people Leadership & Managing people Digital Article

Digital Transformation Is Not About Technology

Harvard Business

Strategy, culture, and customer experience are just as important. Change management Business models Technology Innovation Digital Article

Airbnb, Plus Lessons from Kraft Heinz and Zero Based Budgeting

Harvard Business

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate how well Airbnb is managing growth amid backlash from cities like New York City. They also discuss Kraft Heinz’s controversial zero-based budgeting approach to management. Growth strategy Economics & Society Budgeting Audio

Brexit Is Already Affecting UK Businesses — Here’s How

Harvard Business

According to a survey of over 7,000 business leaders in the UK. Economy International business Europe Digital Article

How Employers Are Fixing Health Care

Harvard Business

Walmart has embraced a new approach to improve the quality of care and lower costs. The results have been dramatic. Health Personnel policies Digital Article