Move Faster, in the Right Direction with Valu-ocity™

Move Faster, in the Right Direction with Valu-ocity™

One of the consistent challenges that business leaders face is the pressure that comes from customers, stakeholders and competitors – more, faster, better. Most recently I have seen this with a CTO working hard to keep the lights on and lay out a three year vision and roadmap for technology, all while other teams within the organization are making significant technology decisions that may or […]

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5 Actions to Accelerate Innovation

5 Actions to Accelerate Innovation

Executives regularly cite innovation as one of their top priorities, yet they consistently struggle to build an innovative culture or deliver on their innovation agenda. With the start of the new year, now is a good time for business and technology leaders to step back, review their priorities, and define their agenda to accelerate innovation. Based on our work with business and technology executives, we believe […]

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Achieving Legacy

Achieving Legacy

Why is it important to think and talk about your legacy? The fact is that 98% of us have never considered what we want our legacies to be. And yet, our legacies alone define the ways in which we’ll be remembered. Recently, I joined a group of 100 world changers for “The Conversation,” an event designed by author Tammy Kling. Throughout the evening, I engaged […]

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Project A10: A Case Study in Parenting

Project A10: A Case Study in Parenting

Autonomy is defined as the right or condition of self-government, freedom from external control or influence; independence.  On a scale from 1 to 10 with 10 being full on Autonomy, where are you?  Where do you allow your employees to perform?  Well, we experienced a life lesson in A10.  It felt risky, but the rewards were big. Let go of control, gain peace of mind […]

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More Than a Consultant: Carl Guice

More Than a Consultant: Carl Guice

Our clients know that Concentre is altogether different. They achieve their goals not only because of our business model, but because our team is aligned with the purpose of the work we set out to do. They are advisors, critical thinkers, problem solvers, strategists and collaborators with our partner companies. Our people do not fit the stereotypical consultant model and that is precisely why we […]

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Hurricane Harvey: What Leaders Can Learn from the Storm

Hurricane Harvey: What Leaders Can Learn from the Storm

The most predictable thing about hurricanes is that they will happen. Inevitably, one of those harmless clouds out in the ocean will grow from tiny speck into a massive storm that wreaks havoc on whatever communities are unfortunate enough to stand in its way. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the media has been flooded with stories of heroism, images of heartbreaking loss, and endless […]

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Driving Innovation Based on What (and Who) You Know

Driving Innovation Based on What (and Who) You Know

At one point or another, it seems that nearly every one of our clients has struggled to drive innovation. Whether they want to generate new ideas, evaluate which ideas have the most potential, manage the processes that can ensure maximum impact, or even “fail faster” on less promising ideas, innovation leaders face challenges at almost every turn. While it’s important for organizations to generate, nurture, […]

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4 Steps to Speed Up Value Delivery with Valu-ocity™

4 Steps to Speed Up Value Delivery with Valu-ocity™

One of the consistent challenges that Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and technology leaders face is the pressure that comes from business leaders and customers – more, faster, better. Business customers crystallize the pressure from shareholders, the board, and the chief executive, who are all asking the CIO to work faster to deliver more within a shorter period of time. However, what they’re really asking is […]

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More Than a Consultant: Ajay Mehta

More Than a Consultant: Ajay Mehta

Our clients know that Concentre is altogether different. They achieve their goals not only because of our business model, but because our team is aligned with the purpose of the work we set out to do. They are advisors, critical thinkers, problem solvers, strategists and collaborators with our partner companies. Our people do not fit the stereotypical consultant model and that is precisely why we […]

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7 Healthy Habits for Hurried Travelers

7 Healthy Habits for Hurried Travelers

Eating healthy while traveling for business is challenging at best. Thankfully, Concentre’s resident endurance sport and health enthusiast Consultant is here to offer a few simple, yet effective tips to help you maintain balance and stick to your routine on the road. Whether you’re flying, driving, or simply sitting in a conference room all day, you can adapt these strategies to your situation. 1. Plan […]

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