Human capital management is motivation management. No matter the IQ of an individual or the collected experience of the team without …
Hiring the right person is more cultural than technical
As mentioned in the post Hiring is more emotional than rational technical skill rarely assures success in an organization. There are just …
When a small business should fear growth
Your small business does not have the culture to succeed as a big business.
Initial ad hoc procedures may prove to drive those early revenues and perhaps the same procedures can manage a firm’s expansion to 30 employees, 75 employees, or 100 employees.
As the growth of a firm increases the amount of interactions and the dynamics of each interaction become more important. Repeatability, scalability, and human capital strategies are vital to have in place before growth.
With a Competing Values Framework your current culture and future culture present present your roadmap for intentional growth.
The NFL draft and your company recruiting strategy (round 2)
The NFL draft reveals all things wrong with talent acquisition and recruiting. Looking at how an NFL team drafts provides terrific …
Change management bottom up or top down
Classic change theory: leadership drives change and leadership needs to commit for change to work. Seems to make sense, but in …
Competing values drive your organization out of business
Change very often comes in multitudes and magnitudes, rarely in order and procedure, but change resistance seems to come in constant waves.
A Competing Values Framework will identify your current state organization strength and desired state.
Organizations that understand competing values and the impact of culture can train and manage and cultivate people who can grow with the organization. The Competing Values Framework identifies the culture people are working in, any disconnect, by team or business unit, to then create strategies that align to the culture needs to challenge the culture.
What to keep and what focus to adjustment needed to survive or to excel.
The VC’s missing formula: human capital discounted cash flow
Accounting assigns of assets and liabilities and financial management’s current or pro forma valuation both rely on art and interpretation more …
Competing values drive organization resistance
Organizations, like people, develop. A start-up has different organization qualities than a 25-year-old, Fortune 500 company. As operational needs increase to …