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The Quality Value

Juan and Antonia started the Alberto’s Bistro in the French Market of the French Quarters of New Orleans five years ago; naming the place after their son. This eatery cannot be missed as it is right at the entrance of … Continue reading

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5 Inter-Related Profitable Ideas for 2014 and Beyond

This edition of my blog is dedicated to predicating the future with 5 Key Inter-related Ideas that we will ignore at our own peril as a humanity. These ideas have already taking root in our societies, no matter which part … Continue reading

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Culture is Key?

    I have found it extremely difficult to elicit a straightforward definition of Culture from most people; even Management Consultants. It is essentially three simple words: Culture = Values, Beliefs & Assumptions The above video is a 90 second … Continue reading

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Distinguishing between Customer & Consumer is foundational to Innovation

If you are a practitioner or a serious student of Innovation especially in these modern times, the important distinction you have to make is between Customer and Consumer. They may or may not be the same entity in all cases … Continue reading

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Are you goofing off at work?

If you are asked the question, “are you goofing off at work?” what would your answer be? Most or all of us might reply to it as, “no, of course not!” with a certain amount of righteous vehemence. That answer … Continue reading

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Repeatability – The bane of Innovation

I was recently asked by the Co-Founder and CEO of Agile 2 what I thought about “The Repeatable Model” espoused by Chris Zook and James Allen in their book and by the concept promoted by Bain & Company. I thought … Continue reading

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What is Corruption?

Self-righteousness in public gaze has become a way of life as we continue to revel in this reality show – fishbowl syndrome of a world that we have begun living in. The amazing aspect of our social persona is the … Continue reading

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No Integrity in Public Polity

This morning our man who does our laundry informed that the neighbourhood vendor who sells fresh coconut water had committed suicide. The reason being mounting debts which he was unable to repay. Just around the time I received this news, … Continue reading

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Outcomes Versus Results

Outcomes is the “Means to the end” which is results. So why do enterprises focus on the latter and ignore the former? The fly on the wall would say “everyone likes to take the path of least resistance”. Is it … Continue reading

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Part II – Transformation of the IT Services

This edition is the second part in the series on Transformation of IT Services Companies and their relevance to customers globally. In the previous edition, we skimmed the surface on the Maturity versus Value curve without really going deep into … Continue reading

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