Make Strategic Changes From Position of Strength, Not Weakness

Last month, I discussed strategic change decision-making at Cisco and Best Buy and the lessons for business leaders.

A recent news story about the financial and operational resurrection of the University of California Berkeley baseball program provides another opportunity to explore this topic, this time from a different direction.

My question today:  Why do leaders and companies seemingly wait until crisis time before making the tough go-to-market and organizational structure decisions needed to ensure healthy sales and profit generation? Continue reading