Strategy in Today’s Global Ecosystem: Technology’s Role in the Blurring of Lines Between Specialization & Diversification

Strategy in Today’s Global Ecosystem: Technology’s Role in the Blurring of Lines Between Specialization & Diversification

Followers of the Escalate Solutions blog know that we love to offer observations about conflicting dichotomies in business, truths that in theory shouldn’t co-exist but still manage to every day (see Birds of a Feather Flock Together vs Opposites Attract from...
Developing the Next Generation of Leadership: Attracting & Retaining Difference Makers

Developing the Next Generation of Leadership: Attracting & Retaining Difference Makers

In early 2019, CNBC conducted a survey of CEO’s that defined the top three challenges facing organizations as:: Attracting & Retaining Top Talent Creating New Business Models to Address Disruptive Technologies Developing Next-Generation Leadership Specific...
Advisory Boards: An Underutilized Resource for Growing & Scaling Businesses

Advisory Boards: An Underutilized Resource for Growing & Scaling Businesses

Advisory boards continue to be an underutilized resource by emerging, growing and scaling businesses. Consider the following if your organization could benefit from outside guidance.  Why Consider an Advisory Board? When structured properly, advisory boards bring...
The DNA of Entrepreneurial Leadership: Changing Expectations as Organizations Shift from Growth to Sustainability

The DNA of Entrepreneurial Leadership: Changing Expectations as Organizations Shift from Growth to Sustainability

OwOne of the topics that I am asked to advise or lecture on the most frequently relates to distinctive facets of “Entrepreneurial Growth and Marketing”. Throughout the past few years, there has been a dynamic and noteworthy uptick in the demand from my...
8 Strategic Realities of the Competitive Business Environment to Embrace in 2017

8 Strategic Realities of the Competitive Business Environment to Embrace in 2017

Effective leadership demands an appreciation for the strategic realities of the competitive global business environment.  As you and your team embark on the new year, remember to consider, embrace and apply these important themes: #1 – STRATEGIC PLANNING IS MORE...