Our biggest obstacle to breakthrough growth is … US

Our biggest obstacle to breakthrough growth is US

We are born with the natural desire to grow engraved in our DNA, we are curious and we do not accept anything without challenging it. As we get older we slowly, yet surely, abandon this natural capability and replace it with solid truths. Some of these truths are a result of our own experience (“we […]

Base your management decisions on solid foundations

Base your management decisions on solid foundations

In my previous post I tried to demonstrate how cost accounting based measures are leading you astray. There is a better alternative, sound, consistent and aligned with business objectives. I often wonder, why is it that we continue using things we know are not good enough, or even bad? I believe there are two key […]

Cost accounting measures are leading you astray

Cost accounting measures are leading you astray

A good friend and mentor told me many years ago that “If you ask lousy questions, don’t be surprised to get lousy answers”. I found over the years two facts: The first one is that this sentence is amazingly true and the second, is that with small adjustments this sentence can be rewritten to accurately […]