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Three Aspects Required for Winning in a Turn

by Mark Mcdonald  |  December 4, 2019

A turn represents the context behind proactive and productive change. It embodies a sign of disruption.  The need for a new perspective and the opportunity to take different actions.  That...

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What is a Turn?

by Mark Mcdonald  |  December 2, 2019

A turn represents the context behind proactive and productive change. Turns hold a particular spot on the change spectrum covering the middle ground which is often missing from most corporate...

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The inflation of change and turns

by Mark Mcdonald  |  November 20, 2019

We are trapped in a cycle of inflationary change.  Sure, change is a constant in modern business, but not all change is the same.  The failure to recognize these differences...

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Hurrah for Hoshin

by Mark Mcdonald  |  October 8, 2019

Today’s Wall Street Journal article on Larry Culp and his plans to fix GE included this “Now Mr. Culp has begun rolling out Hoshin Kanri, a Japanese strategic planning process...

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You’re not steering a ship, your leading an organization

by Mark Mcdonald  |  September 30, 2019

The image is dramatic and clear.  A ship is sailing into a horrendous storm. They can see it on the horizon, lightening illuminating the sky, the seas getting rougher and...

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The Purpose of the Corporation – an update that reflects reality

by Mark Mcdonald  |  August 20, 2019

The Business Roundtable released its Statement on the Purpose of the Corporation yesterday.  The updated statement is getting heavy media play and attention as it stresses a “fundamental commitment to...

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The first are the last, its technology’s turn for digital transformation

by Mark Mcdonald  |  August 6, 2019

It’s a paradox that technology service providers are among the last companies going through digital transformation.   The firms that gave us the technology to create the digital world are facing...

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Digital, Strategy and Design

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 26, 2019

Digital leaders have salient views of the future based on a deep understanding of the customer.  They create approaches to engage customers in that future.  In consulting terms, digital leaders...

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How to Get Your CEO to Embrace Digital Risk Management

by John Wheeler  |  October 19, 2017

As a CIO, you want to sit down with your CEO to discuss her new plan to implement cloud-based software. You’re concerned about security risks. But after some back and...

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Empathy, the CIO's Horsefeathers.

by Michael Maoz  |  June 29, 2017

Go Google Empathy and the CIO and the results returned are miniscule compared to a search for "Power and the CIO," "Success and the CIO" or "Leadership," or "Technology and the CIO."...

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