Walt Brown

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Great Resignation or Great Poach?

Posted by Walt Brown on Jun 2, 2021 10:51:25 AM

No matter what you call it, it is not just coming, it is here now.

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Topics: Cultural Clarity and Consistency, Structural Clarity and Consistency

WFH? WTF!

Posted by Walt Brown on May 19, 2021 11:00:00 AM

Work From Home?   Wow, That’s Fantastic! 

While many companies are currently wrestling with their policies around “Hybrid, Remote, 232*,  or WFH” it is important to keep in mind that WFH did not create the growing awareness of organizational confusion and dysfunction that is alive in modern organizations, WFH has only brought it to the surface, made us more aware of its specter.

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Warm Bowls of Pudding and Undocumented Knowledge Workers

Posted by Walt Brown on May 5, 2021 8:30:00 AM

Let’s start with some terms:

Undocumented Knowledge Workers (UKWs) are those in your company who have been around long enough to collect enough tribal knowledge to do their job but have nothing written down, no real documentation about how they do their job or what they are accountable or responsible for. UKWs come in two forms.

  1. Innocent UKWs are good people, kind-hearted yet unaware, they are those who don’t realize the value in documenting what they do.
  2. Subversive UKWs are those who hoard tribal knowledge for their Job security and power. They intentionally avoid documenting what they are doing, thinking wrongly, that it makes them secure and powerful.
Documented Knowledge Workers are those that document, update, challenge, improve and share the knowledge they gain from the tribe and their work.
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Topics: Organizational Cognizance

How CEOs will get a grip on their newly remote organization?

Posted by Walt Brown on Jan 27, 2021 7:45:00 AM

In our latest poll of Business Professionals we asked:

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Topics: Balanced, Belong, Believe, Accountable, Heard, Developed, Measured, Operational Clarity and Consistency, Cultural Clarity and Consistency, Structural Clarity and Consistency

Wake Up! The time to paddle is now.

Posted by Walt Brown on Dec 22, 2020 1:00:00 PM

Sweet economic waves are coming - they will be huge, powerful ground-swell waves or dependable waist high rideable waves on a glassy surface - and the time to start paddling is now.

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Topics: Operational Clarity and Consistency, Cultural Clarity and Consistency, Structural Clarity and Consistency

Big Wheels™ and Corp. Innovation Initiatives

Posted by Walt Brown on Dec 2, 2020 7:30:00 AM

CEO: “Walt, there is no innovation in my company, we seem stuck, in a rut, we need to get better at innovating, I was thinking about installing an innovation initiative.”

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Topics: Believe, Accountable, Developed, Operational Clarity and Consistency, Cultural Clarity and Consistency, Structural Clarity and Consistency

Fortune 500 Sale - Stop! Do Not Touch!

Posted by Walt Brown on Nov 18, 2020 4:30:00 PM

Recently one of my client's sold his 1,100 person company to a Fortune 500 company that is in the business of rolling-up and running like-like companies; 120 or so until they bought my client's non-like-like company.

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Topics: Operational Clarity and Consistency, Cultural Clarity and Consistency, Structural Clarity and Consistency

Junk in Junk Out - Systemizing Your Recruiting Advantage

Posted by Walt Brown on Nov 4, 2020 7:45:00 AM

Employees can be like Data: Junk In = Junk Out.

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Topics: Cultural Clarity and Consistency, Structural Clarity and Consistency

Day-Trading is Consuming My Client’s Leaders and Managers.

Posted by Walt Brown on Oct 21, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Face it, a few of your leaders are amazing Day-Traders, making you money every single day - others are losing your money every single day.

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Topics: Structural Clarity and Consistency

Stay in Phase with the Money. Stop Pivoting, Start Tacking and Gybing!

Posted by Walt Brown on Oct 7, 2020 8:45:00 AM

The Word “Pivot” - yuck! Pivot is one word in business that drives me crazy. Especially when used like this:

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