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Lead with ICE

With all the changes required to enable a disruptive organization, leaders can sometime get overwhelmed or confused on their role. Recently I had a discussion with a senior executive about how to lead such a disruptive transformation in an organization without...

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No CASH, No Change

CASH, the foundation for any disruptive transformation. No CASH, no change. But unlike what you probably think now, CASH is this case not the monetary value but the core leadership capabilities needed from every leaders to build a disruptive organization. Read-on. In...

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Are you a Talent Gardener?

Everyone would agree with the statement that people are the most important assets of a company. I don’t think I’ve ever met a leader/manager which would say publicly the opposite. However there is a different between saying and acting. Is your people...

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Fail to innovate

Innovate, disrupt, pioneer, invent, recreate. All needed to be successful in the digital industrial revolution. However to do so, the right mindset is needed (see earlier blog) and failure. Wait?! Failure?  What is common amongst most start-up and also in various...

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Listen to your inner self

Here is what may sound as first esoteric blurb, but which is not the case at all. Listening to your inner self, to your gut feelings is something which has nearly disappeared in the corporate world. We are overwhelmed by business plans, numbers, and facts which makes...

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Disrupt or be Disrupted

I recently had the pleasure of attending a CMO Panel at C2MTL in Montreal. A Business Conference, with a difference, which incidentally won the award for best business conference in 2014. At the end of the panel, Vince Timpano, CEO of Aimia Canada and moderator of the...

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