Featured posts by Mark C. Winters

Who Breaks the Ties?

I want to talk to you about something we call Rule #3. The Integrator is the tiebreaker. If you look in your dog-eared copy of

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Organizational Whiplash

Today, I want to talk to you about something we call Organizational Whiplash. And I’m really talking to Visionaries. Visionaries, you guys are great. We couldn’t

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No End Runs

What’s an End Run? An End Run happens when someone in the organization goes around the Integrator, directly to the Visionary, to either complain or

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Only 3 Choices

I recently had the opportunity to speak with a group of Integrators about a variety of things. Many of them told me about issues they

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Helicopter Visionaries

Today, I want to talk to you about what we call Helicopter Visionaries. Here’s my concept of helicopters. I’ve ridden in one but haven’t been

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Surviving the Next Generation

Today, I’m talking to family business owners. The topic is succession and succession planning. In a typical family business, there are multiple generations. As the

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