by Dave Hanna | Jun 16, 2021 | Uncategorized
The suitability and survival of any organization lies in the eyes of its different stakeholders. The proposition is very straightforward: deliver to the most critical stakeholders what they need most, do it better than competitors, and you will have all the business you want.
by Dave Hanna | Jun 15, 2021 | Uncategorized
What good does it do to redesign an organization if the changes don’t enable it to survive? Part I: What is “extreme alignment” and what difference does it make?
by Dave Hanna | Apr 15, 2021 | Uncategorizedby Dave Hanna “There is the Moral of all human tales; ‘Tis but the same rehearsal of the past. First Freedom, and then Glory—when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption—barbarism at last. And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page.” —Lord Byron Many...
by Dave Hanna | Mar 11, 2021 | Uncategorized
“High performance comes from aligning mindsets, processes, systems and behaviours.”
by Dave Hanna | Mar 1, 2021 | UncategorizedNearly every organization today is built upon the foundation of the bureaucratic paradigm. Because it is so widespread, one of my experiences should remind you of your own encounters with it: While living in Germany, I needed to get new license plates for our cars at...
by Dave Hanna | Oct 29, 2020 | Uncategorized
The traditional “inside-out” and “outside-in” approaches to organizational change are still relevant, but connecting them is the key that unlocks true transformation, writes Dave Hanna
by Dave Hanna | Jun 19, 2020 | Uncategorized
The bottom line of leadership is that leaders have followers, not just subordinates. However, a leader’s ultimate success is tied to his/her ability to deliver results.
by Dave Hanna | May 1, 2020 | Uncategorized
“There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things,—
by Dave Hanna | Mar 3, 2020 | Uncategorized
Many corporations have taken to producing a purpose statement to summarize what they stand for as an enterprise. That being said, “Is your purpose alive or on life support?”
by Dave Hanna | Feb 19, 2020 | Uncategorized
As Dr. W. Edwards Deming used to say, “Improving your organization is totally voluntary. It’s only a matter of survival.”
by Dave Hanna | Feb 3, 2020 | Uncategorized
Fulfilling your strategic targets is literally in the hands of your associates. How they work every day determines what results your company gets. If the present organizational culture is not tightly aligned with strategy, it is usually the strategy that loses out.
by Dave Hanna | Jan 17, 2020 | Uncategorized
If we become what we think about, then the personal mission has the power to help us handle any situation in life consistent with our values.