Tag Archives | Management

HpO Vision (the ship)

The HpO Vision (the ship) Any expedition in which you traverse obstacles in a strange or unfamiliar environment, leading to a future destination, requires a structure of sorts, to allow you to operate, and to protect you from the environment; a vessel, so to speak. Captain Cèo’s vessel is the HpO Vision. In all likelihood your vessel is your workplace, be it a cubicle, office, vehicle, building, or any combination of each. Assuming that your […]

Captain’s Log: 110608 06h30

Captain’s Log: 110608 06h30 —29° 00′ South latitude and 24° 00′ East longitude—near the Eastern Cape of South Africa— Lead, Manage or Dig was conceptualized during my on-boarding to a challenging mining project in the hills and on the beaches of Madagascar in 2009. During that time I was fortunate to have experienced an Organization where the Leaders were engaged in tactically meeting their collective challenges and their Managers were busy cultivating values across a wide-range of National […]

High-performance Organization

What defines the HpO (High-performance Organization) is not merely its ability to sustain a five-year advantage over its competitors in terms of generating profits—although that is a favorable trait, especially to its shareholders. Possessing that quality alone would simply make a company a peak peforming organization. How the HpO and the peak performing organization differ is in their respective cultures;

Leadership vs Management

The dissimilarity in Leadership vs Management may seem obvious; leading is being effective, while managing is being efficient. Or is it the other way around? In the typical corporate treasure chest of human resource talent, Leadership would be a rare gem buried beneath heaps of Management silver coins—ensuring there is enough money to keep everyone busy.