Decide to Disengage

May 29, 2014

A manager, by the very definition of the term, is someone who has control of and responsibility for the direction of their business. An important but often neglected part of this responsibility is to disengage from offerings, markets, and customers that are no longer providing value and profits to the organization. Leaders who continually avoid the tough decisions and refuse…

The Difference Between Strategy & Tactics

May 1, 2014

The complementary nature of strategy and tactics has defined their intertwined existence. In the military realm, tactics teach the use of armed forces in engagements, while strategy teaches the use of engagements to achieve the goals of the war. Just as the term “strategy” originated with the Greeks, so too did the term “tactics.” The original meaning of “tactics” is…