Month: February 2012

Operating Multiple Business Models

I often engage with management teams that are simultaneously operating multiple business models. What surprises me is that the differences between the business model metrics, tradeoffs, scale and competency requirements have not been made explicit within their minds. One of the models tends to dominate with the balance delivering moderate or even unprofitable performance. When… Read more »

Is your Business Viable?

This is a question that often gets raised within CIG interventions. It’s an important question that is unfortunately not that easy to answer. The context for the question is usually whether new initiatives you have kicked off to grow the business are viable long term growth platforms. This is actually two questions wrapped up in… Read more »