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Directionally Correct podcast

Apr 10, 2018

Walmart is all about "low prices" and until now they have reigned supreme.  But when a company competes on price, there will always be someone "cheaper" coming up from behind and that's what's happening with advances by Amazon.  Walmart is making it clear they won't give up their position quietly and lately...


Apr 5, 2018

KPI scorecards are standard practice for financial metrics, but what about qualitative goals?  Diversity, inclusion, employee satisfaction, sustainability, innovation, ethics - all are important and none are attached to a general ledger.  In this podcast we talk about the softer side of scorecards and how much weight...


Mar 27, 2018

Relying on external auditors is not enough to protect your company from loss.  Do you have effective processes and procedures in place  for fraud control?  We look at a few examples of easy traps and cautionary tales for companies both large and small.  Kelsey Robertson of Swingle Collins & Associates explains "Social...


Mar 20, 2018

What do oil companies really do?  They are efficient allocators of capital.  In this podcast we take a look at what Shell Oil is doing to transform their business in the face of an historic shift away from petroleum to electricity.  A few lessons from a big company, doing it right....


Mar 13, 2018

The plan you had was wrong.  Now what?  Under what circumstances should you consider changing your strategy and how do avoid doing it either too soon, or too late.