Possibly because my Birthday is this month, or possibly because there’s always a back to school feeling in the air this time of year, I always feel like September is the real New Year for me. It’s a time when I review and refocus, as well as make plans and resolutions. This time last year […]
This week’s post focuses on the closing comment of Chris O’Neil, MD of Goggle Canada, during a panel discussion on Innovation at Salesforce Company Tour: “Innovation is about getting people to learn quickly. That’s what fail fast is all about.” Thoughts on how innovative executives can foster a learn fast approach in their companies.
A report on the keynote conversation with JP Rangaswami, Chief Scientist @ Salesforce.com, at Mesh 13 in Toronto.
The traditional business model of separated teams, or silos, for marketing, sales, development and support simply is no longer working for B2B companies. This business model is prone to a waste in resources, duplication of efforts and poor internal communication. On the other hand, a product focused business model can lead to not recognizing opportunities […]
Whether you are a program manager, project manager or functional manager, there will be times when you need to exercise your authority to propel the team forward and other times when you need to lead by achieving a team consensus. I believe the need for the consensus approach often arises when there is some log […]