The Road Not Taken

I was reminded the other day of Robert Frost’s famous poem from 1915 – The Road Not Taken. Frost’s simple, but poignant musings about choice, inertia, and courage have direct relevance to business decisions today. Executives charged with mapping a course of value creation would do well to heed Frost’s own experience. Here’s why. For all intents and purposes, most executives today find themselves in the woods too – albeit the economic woods – as they search for ways to make their organizations more viable. What choices do they have? What actions do they take? The choices...

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CEOs Driving Change

Everybody’s talking about transformation these days – those big changes needed to get the business results shareholders expect. In my view, transformations require repositioning your company in the minds and hearts of everyone — your employees, your current and future customers, and other stakeholders – all at the same time. Because no matter how much you think you’ve changed, it doesn’t count unless people experience your company in a new and more valuable light. Of course, it’s harder than it looks – and usually takes twice as long as anyone wants. Could your...

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