Blog2018-05-19T20:02:07-04:00

Leadership Tip of the Day – Market Analysis

In a previous blog (learn more), we provided an overview of the 6 steps to developing a winning strategy shown in the figure below. The strategic planning process starts with the development or updating of the organization’s mission, vision and values and finishes with a strategy designed to fulfill its mission and achieve its vision. The first step in the [...]

September 6th, 2018|

Leadership Tip of the Day – Technology Trends

In a previous blog (learn more), we provided an overview of the 6 steps to developing a winning strategy shown in the figure below. The strategic planning process starts with the development or updating of the organization’s mission, vision and values and finishes with a strategy designed to fulfill its mission and achieve its vision. The first step in the [...]

September 4th, 2018|

Leadership Tip of the Day – Competitor Analysis

In a previous blog (here), we provided an overview of the 6 steps to developing a winning strategy shown in the figure below. The strategic planning process starts with the development or updating of the organization’s mission, vision and values and finishes with a strategy designed to fulfill its mission and achieve its vision. The first step in the strategic [...]

August 30th, 2018|

Leadership Tip of the Day – Obtaining Client Feedback

In a previous blog (here), we provided an overview of the 6 steps to developing a winning strategy shown in the figure below. The strategic planning process starts with the development or updating of the organization’s mission, vision and values and finishes with a strategy designed to fulfill its mission and achieve its vision. The first step in the strategic [...]

August 28th, 2018|

Leadership Tip of the Day – Assessing your Organizations Strengths and Weaknesses

In a previous blog (here), we provided an overview of the 6 steps to developing a winning strategy shown in the figure below. The strategic planning process starts with the development or updating of the organization’s mission, vision and values and finishes with a strategy designed to fulfill its mission and achieve its vision. The first step in the strategic [...]

August 23rd, 2018|

Leadership Tip of the Day – 6 Steps to Developing a Compelling Biotech Strategy

Developing a compelling strategy is the most critical success factor in startup and early stage Biotech organizations. It defines the company’s breakthrough innovation and how it plans to successfully compete in the marketplace. While developing a winning business strategy in general is a difficult process, it is infinitely more challenging for a startup or early stage Biotech company. It is [...]

August 21st, 2018|

Leadership Tip of the Day – 5 Ways to Increase your Self Awareness

Why is self-awareness so important? Bill George in his book True North reports that seventy-five members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council nearly unanimously chose self-awareness as the most important capability for leaders to develop. In his book, Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Coleman lists self-awareness as the first element in describing the leader’s role. Successful leaders do two [...]

August 16th, 2018|

Leadership Tip of the Day – Are You a One-Dimensional Leader?

The majority of leadership advice these days is to learn to be a servant leader and I agree wholeheartedly. But let’s not lose sight of the fact that while important, it only represents one dimension of leadership. The other two critical leadership dimensions are strategic leadership and performance leadership. My definition of leadership is a simple one but, in many [...]

August 14th, 2018|

Leadership Tip of the Day – Are you a victim of weapons of mass distraction?

Having managed over 1000 scientists and engineers in several different companies over my career, I have always been amazed at the wide differences in productivity that existed among my staff members. In some cases, staff with similar talent and training differed by an order of magnitude in their ability to get things done. From my experience, I believe that highly [...]

August 9th, 2018|

Leadership Tip of the Day – Are you Trustworthy?

Anthony P. Graffeo Ph.D. I don’t think that too many people would willingly follow anyone they couldn’t trust. Leadership cannot be sustained without trust, and trust is only gained slowly over time by what you do and how you behave. Unfortunately, it can also be lost in an instant. Paying attention to these three activities will go a long way [...]

August 7th, 2018|