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So you want to DIY an ERP project….

So you want to DIY an ERP project….

Assessing the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) capabilities of a company being acquired has become a due diligence component of most Merger and Acquisition (M&A) or Private Equity (PE) transactions, and rightfully so.  Having an outdated or poorly deployed ERP system is, and should be, a red flag and a discount factor for any transaction.  A […]

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Relentless Objectivity and Flawless Execution vs Faith and Hope

Relentless Objectivity and Flawless Execution vs Faith and Hope

A very new-age oriented prospective client was questioning me about my two core principles of “Relentless Objectivity” and “Flawless Execution.”  His view was that there are things that cannot be objectively assessed that make a difference, like faith, spirit, etc. and that flawless execution is pursuit of perfectionism that is not realistic. It’s not the […]

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The No Asshole Rule

The No Asshole Rule

Some times a book comes along that is a must read for anyone who hopes to be an operator.  Being an operator, sometimes requires you to be the Designated Asshole, without actually becoming an asshole.  A legitimate authority on the subject, a Stanford Professor by the name of Robert Sutton has written a great book […]

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