Are Qantas and Virgin Bosses Failures?

Are the RIGHT people in Qantas and Virgin equipped to be in charge? The lack of strategic competence by the Board and executive of Qantas and Virgin is NOT new. American Rail ignored change in the demand for transport when cars went into mass production: Instead of adapting, they threw their hands up and said,Continue reading “Are Qantas and Virgin Bosses Failures?”

The Biggest Constraint in Commerce is that Only a Small Number of Leaders BELIEVE in the “possible”…

Remember these business quotes? “There will never be a bigger plane built.” — A Boeing engineer, after the first flight of the 247, a twin-engine plane that holds ten people. “There is not the slightest indication that nuclear energy will ever be obtainable. It would mean that the atom would have to be shattered atContinue reading “The Biggest Constraint in Commerce is that Only a Small Number of Leaders BELIEVE in the “possible”…”

Same old, same old… now its Darrell Lea

Darrell Lea shouldn’t have gone broke, and COULD be saved… but is would take an open-minded and clear-thinking CEO, fully supported by shareholders, to save it. DL, like so many other medium and large companies, suffers the two most eroding factors in business decline: Operational focus (not strategic) and corporate arrogance (generated by leadership ofContinue reading “Same old, same old… now its Darrell Lea”