Neither unwillingness nor inability, but unfocused attention, is the main threat to strategic change.
Intuition, like any other algorithm, is usually right, but you don’t know when and you don’t know why.
The Peter Pan Syndrome: Start-up bosses playfully enjoying not growing up, preferring to stay in Never-profit-land.
Human resources are the capable hands you hire, people the complex beings to which the hands are attached.
The absence of followership courses at business schools explains a lot of organizational ineffectiveness.
The Sleeping Beauty fallacy of consulting: You can kiss the organization awake and Grumpy will thank you.
Leadership is influence with permission, manipulation is influence without; leadership must be accepted, not undergone.
In nature, not size, nor speed, but fitness ensures survival. In business, not the big, nor the agile, but the aligned prevail.
It is stupid to set SMART goals where sparking change demands BOLD goals (Broad, Optimistic, Long-term and Daring).