Successfully Implementing Strategy

After undergoing a responsible strategy formulation exercise, one that requires analysis and makes people think and get out of their comfort zone, one that establish an inspiring purpose and an ambitious goal, comes the difficult task of implementing. To successfully implement strategy, you need at least these three things: translation, communication and methodology. Translate yourContinue reading “Successfully Implementing Strategy”

Strategic Positiong

Many think, erroneously, that strategy means having a vision, mission and values or strategic statements. And, although strategy can, and should, include statements that clarify the north and purpose of an organization, I very frequently see “strategies” based on nice sounding phrases that clarify very little and tend to sound like what other companies publishContinue reading “Strategic Positiong”

How to Reduce Costs and Not Die Trying

Many organizations, globally, are going through a rough period due to covid. It directly affected revenues for thousands of companies. This implies additional pressure on managers to generate results and cost savings. Here is a list of 8 possible cost containment measures. Digitalization.  Technology’s potential to reduce costs is incredible. RPAs, chatbots, inventory robots, scanners,Continue reading “How to Reduce Costs and Not Die Trying”

How a Consultant Can Boost Your Business

By Amy Collett Even the most organized businesses can benefit from an outside perspective on occasion. Consultants in specialized areas can help your business operate more efficiently, better manage time and money, and even improve things like customer service and employee retention. What kind of consultant do you need? Some businesses only hire a consultantContinue reading “How a Consultant Can Boost Your Business”

6 Steps to Manage Change Effectively

Businesses are constantly changing. The nature of the changes varies. It depends on the economic scenario, competition, new executives, technology trends, inherent problems, inefficiency, growth or decrease in sales and new projects, among others. As a result, change initiatives emerge for structural changes, digital transformation, reengineering, process improvement, culture changes, etc. Not everyone knows howContinue reading “6 Steps to Manage Change Effectively”

Barriers to Growth

Many companies have been affected by the current economic crisis. For some, this was the end. For the rest, it’s possibly a good time to observe revenue behavior and think about recovery or growth. Aside from external factors, such as the economic crisis and covid, there are many internal factors that can impact the growthContinue reading “Barriers to Growth”

Marketing & Strategy

In times such as these, when things have changed drastically, some businesspeople may feel the urgency to do a creative and innovative marketing campaign to attract new clients. Others will see the need to review their whole strategy to prevail and adapt to new challenges in their competitive environment. New advertising with a twist onContinue reading “Marketing & Strategy”

Better Leaders, Better Results

I have seen different groups in different organizations and I always find different levels of productivity. At one end, there are remarkably high productivity teams that have managed to implement best practices, processes and systems, where objectives are clear, people are motivated and great results are achieved. At the other end, there are teams withContinue reading “Better Leaders, Better Results”

5 Keys to a Successful Reorg

The Covid crisis is still a huge weight on the economy. Many companies have been forced to restructure because of this crisis, simplifying their structure and reducing personnel. Several others have tried to stay afloat to avoid leaving the team hanging. But with a prolongated duration of the pandemic, it is very possible they willContinue reading “5 Keys to a Successful Reorg”

Personal Strategy 2021

The year 2020 began badly, there were forest fires in Australia that ended up causing the death of approximately 500 million animals, COVID-19 was already lurking, and by March it was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization and had reached more than 1.5 million deaths.  Several celebrities died including Kobee Bryant, Eddie VanContinue reading “Personal Strategy 2021”

Be Cautious with KPIs!

Los KPIs son escenciales para la ejecución de la estrategia, pero hay que seleccionarlos cuidadosamente

Jumping from the Operational to the Strategic

It is natural for leaders to develop a career that begins operationally and that, with the achievement of results, moves up to different leadership positions thanks to analytical, technical and management skills.  The operational leader is of the utmost importance and their knowledge of operational issues enables the understanding of the minutiae of the workContinue reading “Jumping from the Operational to the Strategic”


As a company leader you have pressure from someone to achieve results, with or without COVID-19.  Naturally, you delegate some tasks expecting results, time goes by and when it is delivered it is not delivered as you wanted it.  ¿What happened? There might be many reasons including issues of leadership, productivity, communication, motivation and capabilities. Continue reading “Accountability”