“No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it.” – Peter Drucker
Drucker has passed on, but fortunately for us his ideas have not.
Corporate executives are turning to books like The Lean Startup for ideas on how to keep their organizations relevant. (I know because I see the growing demand for it in our work)
They are frustrated and under an enormous amount of pressure. Not only do executives have to worry about other large and mid-sized companies, but now even startups, seemingly come out of nowhere to take away market share.
Executives are discovering it isn’t enough to encourage practices such as building Minimum Viable Products to create meaningful change in their organizations.
Smart executives realize that to win the game, their organizations need to discover, learn, and act quicker than the competition.
I call these executives, Lean Executives. [Read more...]