Since the 1950s, Japan’s labor markets have been characterized by several distinctive features. Perhaps the most notable among them is “lifetime employment,” the practice at large firms of hiring workers directly out of school and retaining them until a mandatory retirement age (originally age 55, now around 60 for most companies).Continue reading
& Guiding Principles For Strategy
I am frequently asked about the most important factors that shape my views on strategy. And to that question, my answer is always simple. I am driven by three fundamental beliefs:Continue reading
Innovation is not about fixing what is broken, it’s about breaking what is “fixed”!Leon Shivamber
Entrepreneur’s define tomorrow and understand today. They live both forwards and backwards. Entrepreneurs invest themselves in making the tomorrow they care about. They imagine a reality and expect more than others think possible.
How many people do you know could reinterpret Drucker, the management guru, and make his work relevant again? That writer would have to be brilliant, would have to be a guru of sorts themslef!Continue reading
Try the Fosbury Flop
You may have seen the recent Visa Olympics commercial featuring Dick Fosbury. He is famous for what is now known as the Fosbury Flop. It’s a method of performing a high jump by curving and jumping backwards over the bar. With his new method, he won the Gold medal in Mexico, 1968.Continue reading