Making Time For Time

Lead Change Blog

Time is a non-renewable resource; a fixed asset. We must invest our time in these four dimensions of leadership: Invest In Time To Be Strategic. The heart of leadership is inspiration and influence; the words and actions that flow from our values express our character and motivation. The trust you place in your team amplifies your leadership, and enables you to lead well. I grew up in a home full of reminders of the brevity of time.

Lead with a Coherent Strategy

Coaching Tip

Winners, on the other hand, define the fundamental identity of the company by developing a clear idea of what they do best and how they create value for customers. Many successful companies, like Procter & Gamble and The Coca-Cola Company, develop a clearly defined… . Bringing on more fixed assets, instead of building market-leading capabilities. By Guest Authors from Booz & Company : Partner, Paul Leinwand and Managing Director, Cesare Mainardi .


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How Likely Is Your Industry to Be Disrupted? This 2×2 Matrix Will Tell You

Harvard Business

To help business leaders better understand industry disruption, we developed an index that measures an industry’s current level of disruption as well as its susceptibility to future disruption. Previously strong barriers to entry have perished; fixed assets such as car fleets, hotels, bank branches, and landline infrastructure have become weaknesses. One way is by reducing dependence on fixed assets. Jorg Greuel/Getty Images.

The Three Decisions You Need to Own

Harvard Business Review

At many companies the total cash investment in acquisitions, R&D, and fixed assets has not earned back its cost of capital after adjusting for the time lag in realizing incremental benefits. It reflected the reality that a lot of GE’s growth will be coming from the developing world, and the leaders have to be there. Decision making Leadership CEOs face countless decisions.

Recommended Resources – An Interview with Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi, authors of The Essential Advantage

Strategy Driven

In addition, we believe that your starting point for strategy development is what you are already great at, rather than studying the industry and market for opportunities. Is it more important to consider capabilities when you develop a strategy now than it was, say, five years ago? SD : It sounds logical to develop strategy by starting with one’s capabilities. And, invariably, you invest in assets.

The Three Reforms China Must Enact: Land, Social Services, and Taxes

Harvard Business Review

China’s global economic power continues to grow, yet the decision-making dynamics of its top leadership remain a mystery. Failure to present a groundbreaking new vision risks leaving in place old economic drivers, especially the over-reliance on fixed-asset investment, that have created serious challenges such as China’s “ghost cities” and high levels of local government debt.

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