Why do most businesses fail? It’s natural to assume most businesses fail due to poor execution. The answer may surprise you.
Strategic Discipline Blog
A fundamental principal of Gazelles coaching is learning plus coaching equals growth. The book Strategic Learning, by Willie Pietersen confirms and reinforces these principals. The author points out that the key is to focus learning to shift from strategy as planning to strategy as learning, and thus to the new mission of strategy: to create an adaptive enterprise.
I read several books while on vacation including one recommended by one of our Gazelles coaches, Strategic Learning, by Willie Pietersen. I’m sure you’ve noticed how frantically the environment is changing. One of my clients today when reviewing his preparatory work for our Two Day Rockefeller Workshop noted one of his greatest fears is keeping pace with the rapid changes in technology that influence his business. He’s afraid some pimple faced kid in a garage may come up with a tool that will render his company obsolete.