As an organization you are either flying or you are dying and this holds true whether you are for-profit or not-for-profit. Organizations grow over time to meet their increasing demands are requirements. However, there are ways to fail at growing. Organizations can actually set themselves up for failure when they grow too fast with little or no vision to what this growth actually means. This is where my guest Karen Walker comes into play.

Dumbing Down Organizational Growth with Karen Walker – Episode 64

February 6, 2019

As an organization you are either flying or you are dying and this holds true whether you are for-profit or not-for-profit. Organizations grow over time to meet their increasing demands are requirements. However, there are ways to fail at growing. Organizations can actually set themselves up for failure when they grow too fast with little or no vision to what this growth actually means. This is where my guest Karen Walker comes into play.

Karen is a consultant, author, and advisor to CEOs and senior leaders. She helps her clients grow their companies with successful outcomes that include IPOs, acquisitions, market share increases, and significant leadership development. Her clients include Inc. 500 start-ups and Fortune 500 firms. Prior to launching her consultancy, Karen was employee #104 at Compaq Computer – then the fastest growing company in American and fastest to $1billion in revenue.

Topics

During this episode Karen and I discuss the following topics:

  • Struggles which faces organizations during explosive growth
  • Where CEOs fail in organization growth
  • Principles behind her book No Dumbing Down
  • How can organizations address the problems with increasing organizational span and depth

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