Tag: metrics

When does it makes sense to say no to new business?

When does it makes sense to say no to new business?

To say no to new business sounds slightly crazy. Especially when it promises to be highly profitable. Growth, new prospects, risky but lucrative choices, all tend to be fatally attractive.   Small or new companies find it almost impossible to turn down new business, such as a prospective client. Or to […]

Can we measure trustworthy business behavior?

Can we measure trustworthy business behavior?

Guest post from Barbara Brooks Kimmel, CEO & Cofounder Trust across America-Trust around the World Where does trust come from, what does it really mean, and why is it so important in business?  As a former CEO once told me, most leaders are too busy dousing day-to-day fires to give […]

Keeping the sustainability plate spinning

Keeping the sustainability plate spinning

All company directors and leaders juggle many plates, all spinning simultaneously. One of the most challenging plates is labelled “Sustainability” and is about ways of affecting all company activities. It is also about achieving corporate ethical respectability. But what does sustainability mean in practice? How do leaders and managers know […]