The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is a key tool in a project’s comprehensive plan, and it serves as a foundation for many other needs.
Know the Relationship Between Price and Volume
Everyone in your company must align to the value the business provides, otherwise your products and services are “the same as” everyone else’s. A commodity, if you will.
3 Reasons Technology Changes Fail
Achieving ambitious project goals where technology is concerned requires you to change the way you change.
How to Help Your Leaders Grow
Research shows that the best leaders possess some combination of self-concept, emotional intelligence, and constructive behavior. The best investments in leadership development will combine technical knowledge and assignments of increasing breadth with opportunities to cultivate the perspectives, attitudes, and behaviors of successful leaders.
4 Ways to Keep Strategic Planning Focused
Often, people get lost in the weeds of operations and tactics, eating up far too much valuable meeting time while the real strategic issues and decisions go looking for a home. Here are some ways to help you avoid this trap and stay focused on what matters most.
It’s More than Profit – The Circuit of Capital
The Circuit of Capital model can help anyone understand what is going on in the company and how business acumen drives real impact.
Is it Time to Review Your Organization’s Design?
Organizational design is not just structure, it consists of multiple elements that need to be designed and aligned properly to implement strategy and achieve the desired results.
Blindsided: The Employee Conversations You Should Be Having (But Probably Aren’t)
When managers don’t know what an employee aspires to be or how they feel about future employment opportunities, they create a blind spot for their organizations to see potential risk of unplanned employee turnover.
3 Barriers to Building Relationships at Work
You must approach work partnerships deliberately and purposefully. Use the three-legged stool analogy to help build work relationships.
How to Develop Your Organization’s Future Leaders
Developing individuals for a future leadership role is a challenge for both human resource departments and business units, so why go at it alone? At CPED, we have experience working with organizations to design leadership development programs of all shapes and sizes.