Stress Test Your Company’s Competitive Edge with These 4 Questions

Executives should be thinking about four different types of competition to maintain relevance in a changing environment. These four competition types can be positioned along two dimensions, which reflect two distinct questions: (1) “Are there customers for which to compete?” and (2) “Are we being outcompeted?”

These questions will help you identify the type of competition that currently exposes you to the greatest existential threats. … [ Read more ]

The 4 Types of Project Manager

Your organization’s growth opportunities fall into four different categories, and in order to develop your business in a commercially sustainable manner, you need four specific types of project manager to pursue them. The employee types and the growth opportunities that they are best at pursuing can be positioned along two dimensions: (1) Is the growth opportunity in line with our existing strategy? (2) Can a … [ Read more ]