You Have the Wrong Number! Strategic Differentiation is at Risk

Some businesses have more measurements, controls, and processes than NASA. Others have virtually none.  In my 30 years’ experience working very closely with hundreds of companies of all sizes, I have seen only a handful with metrics that are aligned with the highest buying criteria of their customers and prospects.  Strategic differentiation depends on having…

Don’t Know What You Don’t Know?

We all know the dangers of assuming. We all know the peril of projecting. Yet businesspeople at all levels of an organization do it frequently. Some such actions are more hazardous than others. As we work with businesses of all sizes and industries, we have picked out a few assumptions – myths, actually – that we see often. You might…