Why Every Organization Must Pay Attention to Disruptive Innovation

15/11/2017 Add Comment

By Jim Harris A staggering 93% of car accidents are due to driver error. So think about the 40,000 lives that will be saved in North America every year in 2025 when all new cars are autonomous vehicles – self driving cars.   Think of the 4.4 million people who won’t be injured in North ...

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Becoming Referable

16/07/2013 Add Comment

Any business leader will tell you that referrals and word-of-mouth introductions are the most effective sources of new customers for any company in a business-to-business environment.  A recent review of our client base showed that well over 50% of our current clientele originated from a referral, and in some cases we could trace numerous new ...

Why You Should Pick a Fight

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If you were like me growing up, you may have found yourself in the school principal’s office from time to time due to some misbehavior or offence. For me, I recall one particular occasion when I was on the losing end of a playground brawl with one of the larger boys in my school. Of ...

What’s the Story

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One of my family’s favorite movies is RV starring Robin Williams.   In it the hero Bob Munro, played by Williams, takes his family on a vacation in a rented RV while secretly continuing to work in his high-profile job at an advertising agency.  He even goes as far as coordinating his cross-country RV trip ...

Progress versus Happiness

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Oilweek, January 2012 Progress versus Happiness Scott Morris, RESULTS.com Traditional management suggests that in order to create a productive workplace, we need to have happy, satisfied employees.  In my 30 year career I have participated in, and helped facilitate the creation and deployment of, a number of “Employee Satisfaction Surveys”.  From these surveys employers build ...

Getting Uncomfortable

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All business leaders recognize the need for change.  The world is just moving too fast to even dream that we can continue operating under the status quo from year to year.  But change requires energy.  How can business leaders create the organizational energy needed to fuel change and overcome the inertia of status quo? Tension ...

Leading Indicators

16/07/2013 1 Comments

Numbers drive the world of business: Revenue, profitability, production efficiency, production output, lost-time due to accidents, and a variety of other measures are commonplace. And leaders would be at a severe disadvantage without timely and accurate figures relating to all aspects of their business. Numeric literacy is a must! However, in my experience few of ...

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