Insights on Management and Leadership

What Makes A Successful Startup?

We know that about 90 percent of startups fail. For a successful organization, it has to be healthy, because if it is not healthy, it is not going to grow and succeed.

The Sequence At Which Decisions Should Be Made

Sequence is very important. Just imagine going for surgery and the surgeon performs your operation and then washes his hands. Or wiping your nose first, and then sneezing. This doesn't work. The sequences are wrong. Decisions should be made within a certain sequence of variables, in order for them to be made well.

What Is A Problem?

We all have problems, don't we? How do we know, however, whether we have a real problem or not? 

What Is The Right Organizational Structure?

Today, there is a fad: The structure is not important! We need network organizations...communications! Not true because you have to know who is accountable—what you expect and from whom. Otherwise, things are happening in a way that is unpredictable, and the unpredictable result could be something you don't like.

What Is The Difference Between Delegation and Decentralization?

What is the difference between delegation and decentralization? Unless we know the difference, we can make some major mistakes in how we lead companies.

Principles of Delegation

We all know that you cannot do everything. Nobody can do everything. A good manager should know how to delegate.

Problems Are A Manifestation Of Change

All problems are caused by something falling apart. Companies that grow very, very fast, they also fall apart very fast. Eventually something will happen, and they will collapse.

Making a Matrix Organization Work

Matrix organizations are usually prescribed and implemented in organizations where double responsibilities are expected on the same subject.For example, although product managers are responsible for product profitability, they must rely on functions within the organization tha...