Adjacent ideas

black and white

Facing increasing competition and the prospect of moderate growth, restaurants are starting to deliver food. Food delivery isn’t a new idea.  However, the concept was enabled by technology and the demand for quality food. Finding new ways to stimulate growth isn’t as hard as you might think.  Adjacent markets or industries may offer clues about what to do next.  It’s … Read More

Boundaries

maze walls

Boundaries can exist physically as well as mentally.  Removing them can be as easy as shifting your perspective or as hard as forcing your way through.  The best approach depends on what needs to be accomplished. Dissolving a boundary is different and involves developing understanding.

Things fall apart

train tracks

When everyone knows what’s important then people won’t have to debate what should happen next.  The answer will be apparent.  Whether you are talking about culture, strategy, or managing change, establishing your guiding principles will help keep you focused on what you need to do. Things fall apart when people aren’t sure about the path forward.