About the Balanced Scorecard

What Car Repair Can Teach You About the Balanced Scorecard

I don’t know if it’s a sudden thirst for knowledge or a classic midlife crisis, but recently I’ve become very interested in cars. Not just a typical urge characterized by the purchase of a sleek new sports car, but [...]

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journey towards your strategic destination

Businesses have to party more

I am stuck in an airport on my way to the Middle East and I thought I would spend this time writing more of what I experienced at this year’s Global Leadership summit. Bill Hybel talked about the journey of a company from its current position to the future [...]

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Strategy execution

Beware the “Best”

I’ve been in the ‘business world’ in some form or fashion now for close to thirty years – first as a student (graduating in 1986), then through my corporate career with an accounting firm, a manufacturing company, and a utility. The past twelve years have been spent writing [...]

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change initiatives

Choose Your Words Wisely

I love words and for the most part I consider myself at least a competent communicator, that is until I read this recent finding from researchers at Texas A & M University: “How we experience change is largely dependent on the words used and how they are [...]

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Summit of the Americas 2010 in Review

Before I begin, I would like to share my impressions of the 2009 summit– one year later: the strike! I arrived in San Francisco late at night and was greeted by striking hotel workers (and I don’t mean “good looking”) [...]

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Event Season

I am currently traveling– heading to San Diego for the Palladium Americas Summit. This is our fifth sponsorship of the event, which alternates between San Francisco and San Diego. I always enjoy the energy of this event, which focuses purely on the methodology [...]

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Hyundai Attempts to Pursue Two Value Propositions – Can They Manage the Transition?

In my strategic planning fable “Roadmaps and Revelations” one of the four fundamental strategy questions I offer to readers is “How do you sell?” which represents the [...]

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Summit of the Americas 2010 in Review - Paul Niven

Welcome from Paul Niven

Hello, and welcome to the Corporater World Enterprise Performance Management Blog. I’m very pleased to be joining my friends Tor Inge Vasshus and Eric Peterson who will also be contributing regularly on this site. With our blend of perspectives and styles [...]

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Summit of the Americas 2010 in Review- Eric


Starting a new blog is a daunting task. It feels much like moving into a new, empty home– before there is any furniture, and before it feels like home. Of course with blogs, the time line moves backwards, so reading chronologically, this introductory [...]

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