“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams

Fundamental Elements of Company Value Creation


Transformation can take on many shapes and forms from innovation, to continuous improvement, to a turnaround to total reinvention. Markets are dynamic and companies must be dynamic as well. Value is created through clear purpose, intense passion, product differentiation and strategic deployment of resources.


Lean operations is simply the elimination of waste and the optimization of efficiency throughout the value chain. The most critical of all lean applications is “process” and subsequent compliance. Companies that consistently demonstrate lean operations have very efficient process along with strong discipline.


Performance is achieved through teamwork, preparation, planning, execution and measurement. Accelerated performance Is achieved through speed, continuous improvement and a constant sense of urgency through the orgainization. Complimentary competency in a team setting is an additional booster.

“I had the opportunity to work with Paul when he was at Allied Domecq and Sara Lee. For both companies, his leadership transformed the business and the brands. Paul was able to quickly sort through complex, layered business and marketing issues, and thoughtfully unravel them until strategic clarity and focus were restored.

“I also observed his exceptional talent to restructure and re-cast an organization… he not only brought out the best in his organization but in mine, as well. In every situation, Paul aligns all of the important details… he is a positive force who inspires individuals and teams to achieve aspiration outcomes.”

—Tonise Paul, President & CEO, Energy BBDO


Fundamentals of strategy – focused methodology for maximum advantage

It occurs to me that we make strategy formulation more difficult than necessary. Many consultants assist companies in their quest to build strategy with detailed and complex systems, questions and processes…
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