Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 03/16/2020
I'm offering a free livestream broadcast on March 26, 11 am US eastern time, on sustaining and building business during a crisis. I'll also focus on financial and life balance issues. Simply go here at the appointed time, or access
Future Marketing Suggestions
What have we learned from the health crisis? Here are some ideas for your consideration: Marketing for the Future Get into the “public square” with your analysis based upon your expertise (supply chain, talent retention, IT, change management, etc.). Err on
Growing Your Business in These Tough Times
Some ideas not just to sustain, but to grow your business, during the restrictions caused by the coronavirus: • Reach out by phone to every buyer and ask what help you can provide. Don't talk about projects or fees or anything
Episode 126: Coronavirus
Why are we afraid of an illness that won't harm most of us but not of an illness that will kill 70,000 of us in the US alone annually? It might be a pandemic, but it's also an epidemic of fear.
Alan Weiss’s Word of the Week™ – 03/11/20
Today's word: lugubrious.
The Democratic Party Culture Change
If you don't think you can change "culture" quickly in an organization, just look at the shift in the Democratic Primary from South Carolina until now. What's required in organizations? • Clear exemplars of change who are respected • Normative pressure for
Business As “Usual”
One of the best reasons to provide remote services to your clients is for conditions such as exist right now. Either valid or panicked reactions to meetings and public assembly create the need to work with people by remote means,
Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 03/09/2020
The Wall Street Journal, for my money the best written newspaper in the world, published a piece over the weekend about the need to keep employees happy, even to the extent of violating their privacy to make sure they're happy!
"Momentum" is a fascinating dynamic. Joe Biden's "resurrection" in the Democratic Primary race began when a single, powerful politician in South Carolina strongly and publicly backed him. By Super Tuesday, a couple of days later, he was the front runner,