Are your weaknesses controlling your course like rocks in a channel? Do your most energetic employees set the direction of your company with their energy alone? Or perhaps you tend to scurry after your competition or are propelled by the whims and ambitions of your biggest customer. Is the latest customer crisis or financial disappointment readily discernable in your list of key initiatives? Government regulations, rising energy costs, and many other external factors may be pushing you in various directions as well.
Like tortuous rapids, these formidable forces can send you down a shute you never intended to navigate. (more…)