The big decisions that boards and their CEOs make determine the future performance of the organization and ultimately the return to shareholders. As an example, the headline Intel $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye confirmed earlier this week will strongly impact the future of the organization and the transportation industry.[Read More]
The Setting for a QBR
P&L owners of the world are busy at work crafting slide packs for upcoming quarterly business reviews (QBR) for their company, business unit or market. Tensions are running high as they pull data into decks, plug numbers into graphs, and ready their teams to present the results of quarter 1.[Read More]
It’s still early in the first quarter and the CEO’s I’ve been talking to are all pretty optimistic about the results they will deliver this year. This early time is the honeymoon phase where everyone awaits to see if the strategic assumptions, changes, and initiatives that have been made leading up to Q1 will, in fact, pan out as the executive teams and key P&L owners proclaim.
Behind closed doors many CEO’s wrestle with the confidence level of hitting their numbers, particularly if their company has experienced the “We Almost Hit our Budget Numbers” Syndrome.[Read More]
2017 has commenced both full of outstanding promise and a few potential pitfalls.
In discussions with CEOs, Chairpeople, and Directors I have identified 3 main challenges that many firms are confronting this year and can be of consideration for your organization as well.[Read More]