The Alternatives To Growth Through Acquisition

Most research suggests that only half of corporate acquisitions succeed in creating value for the acquiring business. As set out in the chart (click on it to enlarge the chart) a full-scale acquisition is only one way to obtain and use the assets and capabilities of...

Take The Innovation Scorecard Test

Simply score yourself and your organisation from 0 to 5 for each of the statements below, where ‘0’ means you strongly disagree with the statement, and ‘5’ means you strongly agree with the statement. After completing the survey sum up your total score and find out...

What’s Your #1 Goal?

Every business I have ever worked with has had lots of goals and lots of objectives. I’m sure yours is the same. But which of your goals is the first among equals. Until you’re clear on this it’s really hard to make headway; once you’re clear everything else becomes...

The Secret To Success Is Failure

  It’s only by trying something new, getting it wrong, identifying what’s worked and what hasn’t, and improving your solution until you create something that works. This is true in product development, operational improvements, leadership and strategy – and...