by Larry Mandelberg | May 18, 2023 | Business, Business Growth, Change, Culture, Leadership
Businesses want predictability and dependability, i.e., no change, while the world is constantly changing. This creates friction. Learning how to manage the environment and maintain a sufficient degree of stability is an art most haven’t perfected, much less realizing any need to try. Here, Mandelberg talks about how to do just that.
Wordcount: 415 Time to read: 3 minutes
by Larry Mandelberg | Mar 20, 2023 | Business, Business Communication, Business Growth, Management, Planning, Strategic Planning
“Planning is an unnatural process; it is much more fun to do something. The nicest thing about not planning is that failure comes as a complete surprise, rather than being preceded by a period of worry and depression.”
— Sir John Harvey Jones
Wordcount: 613 Time to read: 5 minutes
by Larry Mandelberg | Feb 28, 2023 | Business, Business Communication, Marketing
When I say sometimes marketing don’t work, I mean it don’t work when you think you know your customer better than they know themselves. This is not an existential issue, nor is it an issue of conscious or subconscious awareness.
Wordcount: 542 Time to read: 4 minutes
by Larry Mandelberg | Oct 31, 2022 | Business, Leaders, Leadership
The debate over what makes a good leader serves no purpose and has no value. The right questions are, what are the attributes of the best leaders, which apply to my role as a leader, and how do I develop the ones I don’t have. For some answers and guidance, please read more.
Wordcount: 498 Time to read: 3 minutes
by Larry Mandelberg | Aug 30, 2022 | Business, Business Growth, Change, Leaders, Leadership, Management, Managers
Everybody loves the change they do unto others. Nobody likes the change others do unto them. Learn how to flip that script and make change a welcome guest in your organization.
Wordcount: 563 Time to read: 3½ minutes