12 tips for leading in a downturn, COVID reloaded – Part 1/3

Five years ago, August 2015, I published my post “12 tips for leading in a downturn”. It was a collection of tips after having seen various management reactions to a slowdown, downturn, crisis, recession, that appeared in series from 2000 onwards. July 2020, France is officially out of its general lockdown and faces the aftermath … Continue reading 12 tips for leading in a downturn, COVID reloaded – Part 1/3

Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 3

This is my third post and critical view on “Ten Propositions on the Future of Digital Business Models for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy” by the German Platform Industrie 4.0. If you have missed my previous post of this series, please follow this link: Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in … Continue reading Critical view on the 10 Propositions for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy – part 3

Goal Tree Chronicles – Special Lockdown – What happens to a Goal Tree in case of lockdown?

We write the 2nd of April, 2020. This is 16th day of lockdown for the coronavirus COVID-19 here in France, started March 17th, at noon. Worldwide it is half of the humankind that is locked down. Many business owners and senior management team members try to figure out how to first cope with the situation, … Continue reading Goal Tree Chronicles – Special Lockdown – What happens to a Goal Tree in case of lockdown?

How Green is Your Goal Tree? How far are you from achieving your Goal?

I assume you are already familiar with the Goal Tree. If you are not,  you may want to know more about it, with my Introduction to the Goal Tree (for people in a hurry) Once the Goal Tree has been built and scrutinized to ensure its logical soundness and robustness, the next step is to … Continue reading How Green is Your Goal Tree? How far are you from achieving your Goal?

Introduction to the Goal Tree (for people in a hurry)

The Goal Tree is a multipurpose logic tool based on Necessity Logic. In this short video, I walk you through: What is Necessity Logic? Usage of the Goal Tree: A rational analysis of all necessary conditions required to achieve a Goal A Goal Tree is a benchmark A  Goal Tree is an assessment tool A … Continue reading Introduction to the Goal Tree (for people in a hurry)

How can a Goal Tree help you changing job? Part 5/5 – Reflect on the assessment result and act!

This is the fifth and final part of this series of posts about putting logic into a decision to change a job. In this post, I emphasize how crucial it is to understand how far someone is from achieving his or her Goal and if this Goal is a reasonable one. Looking at colors In … Continue reading How can a Goal Tree help you changing job? Part 5/5 – Reflect on the assessment result and act!

How can a Goal Tree help you changing job? Part 4/5 – Self assess your current capabilities and color-code the Goal Tree

This is the fourth post of my series How can a Goal Tree help you changing job? Part 3 focused on listing the sequence of prerequisites that need to be fulfilled in order to achieve your target. The outcome of the phases described in Part 1 to 3 is your Goal Tree. Such a Goal … Continue reading How can a Goal Tree help you changing job? Part 4/5 – Self assess your current capabilities and color-code the Goal Tree

How can a Goal Tree help you changing job? Part 3/5 –  List and order all prerequisites using necessity-based logic

This is the third post of my series How can a Goal Tree help you changing job? After refining the personal Goal statement (Part 1) and identifying the Critical Success Factors to achieving the Goal  (Part 2), it is time to build the Goal Tree with all prerequisites - Necessary Conditions - using necessity-based logic. … Continue reading How can a Goal Tree help you changing job? Part 3/5 –  List and order all prerequisites using necessity-based logic

How can a Goal Tree help you changing job? Part 2/5 – Understand the Critical Success Factors to achieving your Goal

This is the second post of my series How can a Goal Tree help you changing job? The first step is focused on the personal Goal statement. This second one is about identifying the Critical Success Factors to achieving your Goal. What are Critical Success Factors? Critical Success Factors (CSFs) are top most objectives and … Continue reading How can a Goal Tree help you changing job? Part 2/5 – Understand the Critical Success Factors to achieving your Goal

Goal Tree Chronicles – I got Interviewed about the Goal Tree!

January 2019, Ms Angela Lovelll reached out for an interview about the Goal Tree. She's a copywriter for the Canadian agricultural magazine Country Guide. During the first contact she explained me she got intrigued by the Goal Tree which is very different than what she had found and heard over and over again about setting … Continue reading Goal Tree Chronicles – I got Interviewed about the Goal Tree!