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”

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”

The Ugly, the Bad and the Good about Telecommuting

The pandemic has forced a lot of people to work from home.  In spite of the fact that few enjoy being cooped up at home, a lot of people do enjoy the idea of telecommuting and hope that this modality extends beyond COVID-19.  Not everything about working remotely is peaches and cream, but I thinkContinue reading “The Ugly, the Bad and the Good about Telecommuting”

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”

Accountability

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”