When you’ve just been through a period of intense change or innovation, it’s tempting to take a breather. Our instinct is to let things settle into a steady state. We reach a plateau of learning and wish to enjoy the fruits of our labor. This is dangerous. Continue Reading →
No matter what business you’re in, and whether the business outlook is bleak or robust, one thing is certain: the success or failure of your strategy hinges on what your competitors choose to do. Continue Reading →
When I first tried kite boarding in January, I wasn’t a particularly fast learner. My enthusiasm and persistence, however, were off the charts. Wild crashes and being dragged through the water, gasping for air, only made me more determined.
I’ve tried something new every time I get out on the water, and while my tricks are modest, my learning curve has accelerated.
Similarly, companies who wish to build new capabilities need to keep trying new things.