Archive for May, 2011

The Great Soda vs Pop Debate

May 25, 2011 7 Comments by

It was sweltering Saturday in my Florida backyard, so I took a break from my lawn work and grabbed an ice cold pop to quench my thirst. Say What? Did I just call my soft drink a “Pop”? Yes.  And here’s why: A while back, a cool graphic circulated around the internet showing the various […]

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ASUG Update

May 16, 2011 No Comments by

Welcome to Orlando! Welcome to everyone who is in town for this week’s gathering of the America’s SAP User’s Group (ASUG) in Orlando, Florida! I will be co-presenting at the conference with a client. The details of our session are below: “Building a Learning Culture to Support Your SAP Software Investment” Wednesday May 18th, 11:30-12:30 […]

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Follow the Leader

May 14, 2011 1 Comment by

In my last post, I discussed a great ground rule that one of my executive teams used to stay focused and aligned for the duration of a long change project: “Disagree in private – Support each other in public without quibbling, undermining or waffling – Without exception.” The steering team employed the first part of […]

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Focus on Alignment

May 07, 2011 No Comments

How can a leadership team stay focused and aligned over the long haul? I once worked with an executive team that used the following ground rule to maintain alignment over the course of a 2-year change project: “Disagree in private – Support each other in public without quibbling, undermining or waffling – Without exception.” Making […]

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