Business and Activity Report, 1st Half of 2017

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1 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Download my Business Report as a pdf. here. My clients include major corporations as well as SMEs with national and international operations.  In terms of new business, I have gained a family-run IT firm with strong growth. The majority of my projects have involved new and follow-on contracts with existing clients. Cooperative partnerships […]

Jeff Bezos Letter to Shareholders

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AMAZON CEO Bezos provides a lecture on contemporary management practices Although Amazon appears more likely to be a command & control system in the media, this letter to the Amazon shareholders (and also to their stakeholders) is a must read for all entrepreneurs facing fast market developments. In particular, the section on “High-Velocity Decision Making” provides […]

The Strategy Pit Stop – how CEOs execute strategies faster than the competition

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Andreas Liebrecht and Volker Rau explain why “strategy giants” often become “execution dwarfs” and how managers can handle this. “Our goal for 2017 is to complete the 2016 goals, which we should have done in 2015, because we had already agreed to them in 2014 and planned them in 2013.” Hand on heart: this sentence […]