Best Buy and Brilliant?

Michael Waitzer brings an innovative and down to earth approach to the re-invention or next stage development of your Retail Brand through the Story that you are Telling and the Culture that you are Building. Was Richard Schulze being emotional, brilliant or both when he made his offer to buy Best Buy and take it [...]

7 Lessons Learned – Running a Major Fund Raiser or Event

Having spent 15 years as a CEO in the music industry – I was not a stranger to running events.  This was different however - working with a group of volunteers as opposed to employees. Background to the Event The event was a fund-raiser for our not for profit organization called CSAN – short for [...]

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Strategic Choice to Guide Succession and Management Planning

In the recent changes and performance at RIM, shareholders should be asking themselves did the Board ever discuss Corporate Strategy with CEO and Management Succession (SMP). With the appointment of Mr. Heins, his priority was to conduct a situation analysis that has resulted in many actions and speculations.  At their recent AGM, shareholders were updated [...]

Route to Market Series #4 – Have you Expanded into New Channels of Distribution?

Route to Market – is your sales organization optimized?  When was the last time you reviewed the structure of your Sales Organization? How has the marketplace changed since then? Many Companies review their business strategy on a regular basis, but very few pause to look at the selling environment they are competing in and the appropriateness [...]

5 Common Succession Planning Challenges

Just about every week, there is an announcement about a Board appointing an interim CEO or manager to run the company until a successor is found.  It is my opinion that this is a key indicator an organization’s succession plan is not working. From my perspective, I see 5 common challenges for Board’s and their [...]

Web Financial Solutions signs Professional Services Agreement with Boardroom Metrics

POSTED BY WEB FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS ON AUGUST 10, 2011 For Immediate Release Contact: John Munro Web Financial Solutions (WFS) (416) 505-4756 [email protected] Toronto – AUGUST 10, 2011 –Web Financial Solutions, a leading information technology company focused on Software Development Life-Cycle Process Improvement to mid and large sized Canadian firms today announced that it has signed [...]

By |August 10th, 2011|Marketing, News, Partnership, Press|0 Comments