David John Gardner died on July 30th at 10:45 am PST at Stanford Hospital. Throughout his convalescence, he remained optimistic, cheerful, and confident of his recovery. He had dreams and aspirations that nobody could ever imagine. He never gave up and never stopped believing that he had something left to do with his life.
I’ve had a very busy year. As we all know, 2020 has been a very challenging year. I need a break. More than a long weekend or a week or 2. I’m taking a sabbatical until mid-January 2021.
Perhaps you need a break! Perhaps someone you know or love needs a break and you could lend your support.
I hope you have a wonderful holiday season. Peace, peace, peace.
Thank God It’s Monday will be back before you know it!
When it comes to evolution, does your business cling to the past or embrace the future? In order to drive the company’s evolution, the CEO must address those issues for stakeholder buy-in. He/she needs to listen and acknowledge the fears (and sometimes laziness) that keep key stakeholders reluctant to change, then show them a solution to their trepidation. They must demonstrate how the benefits of change out weight the status quo.
How do businesses prepare for the second wave of COVID? The second, and bigger, wave is upon us in a huge way here in the U.S. What can your business do to weather the storm? Let’s look at how businesses, employees, and consumers in extreme weather climates adapt for some tips.
Processes must evolve as circumstances change. Business execution lessons from the 2020 election mixed with the Covid-19 pandemic and mail-in ballots. What can you and your business learn from the execution of the voting process across the US?
There are often significant breakdowns in the configure-price-quote (CPQ) processes to support configurable products.
The biggest breakdown for manufacturers is the practice of creating a unique bill of material for each order configuration.
An eye-opening observation about COVID, the economy and business. Like the rest of us who’ve been taking “stay home and stay safe” seriously, I had only minimally experienced, first hand, how the shutdown has impacted so many industries.
Is it a hoax or a cover-up? Sometimes it doesn’t matter. The word “hoax” has been used to dismiss factual situations. “Hoax” means “a humorous or malicious deception.” Characterizing something as a hoax can also be a means of covering up a legitimate concern that needs to be addressed. A hoax or cover-up can actually be a legitimate threat to the future of a business.