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Michael Menard

The Top 5 Pitfalls that Derail Corporate Decision Making

By Michael Menard Despite the wealth of information available to us these days, many of today’s best and brightest business leaders still make poor decisions. This is unfortunate, because sound decision making is at the heart of every company’s success. Even if you have the best education and years of experience, it’s still possible—and common—to […]

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Pat Heydlauff

Super Ordinate Goal Strengthens Businesses

By Pat Heydlauff Do you have a super ordinate goal (SOG) for your organization; one that drives you above and beyond basic needs for your organization’s success? Is it at the core of your vision? Take the Disney Corporation as an example. One of their objectives is to maintain and build the integrity of the […]

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Pat Heydlauff

Disaster Re-energizing Plan

By Pat Heydlauff Natural disasters often leave behind massive destruction and untoward chaos. What is left in widespread areas is not only devastating for the people directly affected by the disaster but disconcerting and unsettling for people everywhere. Many can see and even feel the pain and utter hopelessness in real-time thanks to electronic media. […]

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Peter DeHaan

The Future is Now: Learning from Netflix

Go back with me a few years. Internet-centric companies were the next big thing. It was purported that they would change how business was done, render traditional commerce models obsolete, and usher in a new way of valuating companies – at historically unfathomable and untenable levels. They were the dotcoms! Their basic premise was insightful, […]