Earlier this year, I compiled my “Top Ten Trends From The Trenches” based on speaking to CEOs weekly. Given what I’ve heard lately, significant shifts are occurring, reflected in several fresh trends for Q3 and beyond.
At several of our recent workshops, we have heard a groan coming from CEOs and particularly their executives, about how much harder it is to grow than it was to fire people and shrink expenses. But why is growing harder than shrinking? The times, they are a-changin’, again, and there seem to be some common themes, almost trends, that are worth sharing.
Forbes.com Features Dr. Andi Simon Blog: “Major Mid-Year Correction Necessary And It Involves Lots Of Business Change”
"Earlier this year, I compiled my ‘Top Ten Trends From The Trenches’ based on speaking weekly to CEOs,” writes Andrea Simon, Ph.D., principal and founder of Simon Associates Management Consultants (SAMC), in a recent blog entitled “Major Mid-Year Correction Necessary,” currently published by Forbes.com. “Given what I’ve heard lately,” she says, “significant shifts are occurring, reflected in several fresh trends for Q3 and beyond.”
What if your growth strategy was to expand your business through acquisitions, only then to find your company in deep, “bloody red” water? You thought you were getting new revenue streams or better efficiencies. Instead, your new business is centered in a red ocean of bloody competition.