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Succession Planning for Entrepreneurs

Succession Planning for Entrepreneurs

I think it’s important to understand that succession planning is very different for small entrepreneurial firms than it is for major corporates. In a large enterprise you will have a team around you. Some members of that team will be operating strategically while others will be tactical. It is from this team that you will […]

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Three Things Strong Leaders Do

Three Things Strong Leaders Do

Today, Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) posted a blog article entitle “Three Things Strong Leaders Do.” He was reporting on Harry Kraemer’s speech at the Kellog Leadership Conference. Having had the opportunity to hear Harry speak several years ago, I was eager to read Dan Rockwell’s blog article. The three pieces of wisdom were: Keep it Simple […]

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Director of Outsourcing: Who Should That Be?

Outsourcing continues to be an effective way for many companies to conduct business, but it hasn’t reached that point without numerous challenges and mistakes along the way. One thing is clear though: To have a truly effective outsourcing arrangement, somebody needs to be in charge of it — to own it. Organizations without outsourcing ownership […]

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Panel Interview at Outsourcing World, New York

September 18th 2003 Outsourcing advice to IT managers: Ask questions, know needs Knowledge is critical when deciding whether to outsource. This article by Todd R. Weiss is based on a panel discussion I was invited to speak at while Vice President of Web Operations at Sony Music and Sony Corporation of America. The full article […]

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Choosing The Right Outsourcing Vendor

Interview for Sourcing Magazine by Mike Dano Imagine you’ve been tasked with figuring out how to outsource the data center operations of a major high-tech corporation. Suppose you’ve been told to choose from among three vendors for the job. How would you decide on the best candidate for the position? Now, imagine that you know […]

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