Category Archives: Leadership

Theranos. A strange world where burglars win…

From 4.5 Billion to nothing … Forbes admitted: we were wrong: “Our estimate of Holmes’ wealth was based entirely on her 50% stake in Theranos…” Too much is unknown... Theranos has not delivered... Theranos’ target market may not exist... Here a summary of what happened and, maybe the reason why it happens. Get the article here

Cerco persone…

Looking for someone… Yes, to find good, high skilled people, isn’t easy, but I would say it isn’t easy in both directions: Employers struggle to find good people to employ in their business just as employees struggle in finding good business people to work with. Get the article here

Inversione di Marcia

Franco Tagliente, un collega legato ai miei esordi nel marketing, 1986. Un'altra epoca. Franco  era un consulente affermato già allora, io iniziavo appena. Un suo scritto di allora mi fu di grande ispirazione: La Scoperta del Marketing.  ( in questo blog ) Oggi ci ritroviamo con Franco a discutere di Decrescita e di un Marketing…

Is the business purpose just to make money?

A hot topic about business, values and social responsibility. From an article on Harvard Business Review about Novo Nordisk strategy and business purpose. We developed an evaluation of the way of thinking the purpose, from Mintzberg to Ferrero, from Canada to Italy the way of rethink the business is now changing. Get the whole article…

Drive!

By driving you may reach your destination. But, how you proceed makes the difference! When you drive a car or you lead an organisation you have to take hundreds of choices. The quality of each choice creates the quality of the journey and, at last, the quality of the lead. I was travelling with a…

Trust

We know what we trust and we trust in what we know. Could we turn into confidence about how life will be?  It’s quite easy to trust in what we have learnt: how did Tiger Woods become confident in ball flight if not through learning it step by step? How do we become worthy in…

Have the rules been made to be broken?

Have you never broken a rule? I do it quite often and lots of successful people do it too. What’s wrong? Are we all scammers? Are we all just bad people? Being able to surf troubles and reach the goal is an essential skill of the know-how: the ability to visualise possible scenarios and make…

The Future

 (with Kiran Kandade) I was talking with a colleague who mentioned about a possible upcoming change initiative for a small town and we were exchanging ideas. The background of the town is not unlike that which many other towns and communities all over the world are facing. Weak economy, conflicts between various factions, and limited…