Publications

  • Summary of Time, Talent, Energy

    September 28, 2017 | EBSCO Business Book Summaries

    Leaders can enhance their organizations’ productive power and overcome the drag that reduces efficiency by maximizing three essential resources.

  • Why Leading Medtech Companies Are Putting Customers Ahead of Products

    September 07, 2017 | Bain Brief

    The leadership team at a global technology company had to move fast. Its products were losing market share as customers switched to integrated solutions. Worse, clients cited the company’s lack of responsiveness as a main reason for switching.

  • Getting divas to ditch their egos and work together

    November 25, 2014 | LinkedIn

    When the stakes are high, putting the best people on the job can multiply productivity and performance advantages, as well as spur creativity.

  • Time is your scarcest resource. Stop squandering it.

    November 13, 2014 | LinkedIn

    Fixing spans of control, simplifying work by function and sharing management across departments can free up an enormous amount of organizational time.

  • Finally, a meeting that’s worth your time

    November 06, 2014 | LinkedIn

    Meetings should be managed to get things done quickly and effectively, with maximum output and minimal time loss.

  • Make meetings more effective: Your ideas

    October 24, 2014 | LinkedIn

    After a call for the end of unproductive weekly meetings, shared insights can help make meetings more effective.

  • Let’s fix it: Kill the weekly meeting

    October 13, 2014 | LinkedIn

    Meetings don't have to get the best of you. They can be managed closely as you manage every investment. Here's how.

  • Four ways to avoid being overloaded at work

    October 11, 2014 | World Economic Forum

    Having too many initiatives can turn your great job into a dismal job and turn a thriving business into a lagging unit. That’s why a well-managed portfolio of initiatives—and each participant’s thoughtful engagement with them—can help you (and your organization) make better, faster decisions and

  • Is initiative overload crushing your soul? How to cope

    October 08, 2014 | LinkedIn

    Having too many initiatives can turn your great job into a dismal job and turn a thriving business into a lagging unit. That’s why a well-managed portfolio of initiatives—and each participant’s thoughtful engagement with them—can help you (and your organization) make better, faster decisions and

  • The company cure for initiative overload

    May 22, 2014 | Forbes.com

    If you work for a large company, you may be suffering from a common ailment: initiative overload. You don’t have enough time to do anything well. You don’t have the bandwidth to absorb what you need to absorb. Fortunately, the ailment isn’t fatal. You may not escape initiative overload, but you can