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Succession Planning – Exercising Fairness and Prioritising Competency to Maintain Business Momentum

Succession Planning – Exercising Fairness and Prioritising Competency to Maintain Business Momentum

Succession planning is akin to changing the car’s wheels while it’s hurtling down a highway at 100 miles an hour. The next generation needs to be brought up to speed, but business doesn’t stop because there’s a transition. Patriarchs need to be confident that if they’re going to hand over the keys to the kingdom, new leaders need to have what it takes to maintain momentum.

Succession Planning – Building Business Legacy While Maintaining Family Relationships

Succession Planning – Building Business Legacy While Maintaining Family Relationships

There isn’t a “one size fits all” approach to effective succession planning of a family business. Understanding the ecosystem is key to aiding families in implementing a plan that fits their particular context. While business growth and sustainability are essential, the biggest concern expressed by patriarchs and matriarchs is avoiding unnecessary conflict that could tear a family apart.

Frequent Strategic Reviews – The key to increasing organizational agility in times of turmoil

Frequent Strategic Reviews – The key to increasing organizational agility in times of turmoil

There is a subtle but important difference between being agile and responsive versus reactive to unprecedented and sustained disruptive events. In addition to ensuring your organization has a robust long term strategy that speaks to a 3 year horizon, PulvermacherKennedy and Associates (PKA) recommend adopting a pandemic-fit agile approach to strategy. Reviewing and optimizing strategy at frequent intervals will enable your organization to mitigate emerging threats and harness ever evolving opportunities

Is COVID-19 an opportunity to study effective teamwork?

Is COVID-19 an opportunity to study effective teamwork?

Is COVID-19 An Opportunity To Study Effective Teamwork?The answer, of course, is a resounding yes! Like other previous existential crises facing humanity’s very existence, such as world wars and previous pandemics, COVID-19, which has been labelled “the invisible...

Peter Diamandis on Innovation

Peter Diamandis on Innovation

In a recent presentation Peter Diamandis spoke about exponential technological innovation…and the disruption and innovation ahead of us in most industry sectors…not just the obvious ones. It is imperative that leaders stay informed in order to consider how their companies can remain agile and relevant

What Makes for a High Performing Team at Google?

What Makes for a High Performing Team at Google?

PKA is frequently called upon to work with executive/leadership teams in order to structure the organization for the future, install succession programs, enhance or refresh corporate strategy, design and implement change programs, improve organization performance and the like. Inevitably, we are asked the question, “what differentiates higher from lower performing executive teams?”

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