A call for action to CFOs - and other "Beta" insights I recently posted on Twitter, part X

CFOs of the world: It is not analysts/funds/investors who "make you" do earnings guidance. Blame yourself for it. (Your firms pay the bill.)
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Earnings guidance: inevitably leads to smoothing results, cheating, manipulating accounting figures, invest postponement, eventually fraud
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"Planning is not an event" - Peter Drucker

Planning is frequently misunderstood as making future decisions, but decisions exist only in the present. You must have overarching goals that add up to a vision for the future, but the immediate question that faces the organization is not what to do tomorrow. The question is, What must we do today to achieve results?

What is Zappos? - BetaCodex case study video

Decalogue Zappos.com company's core values: Much more than make-believe: the guys actually live these principles Zappos’s ten core values show us a good indication of who they are! Notice how iin this video people from Zappos say with satisfaction the Decalogue of the company. This is a beautiful example of a set of values implemented effectively.

Cultura e Valores

“A construção de uma organização tem de estar, acima de tudo, alinhada a seus valores éticos e morais. É básico e assegura à empresa sua sobrevivência, sua reputação e excelentes resultados.”

(DE) Die 2. Auflage von "Führen mit flexiblen Zielen" ist da!

Diese Woche ist etwas Besonderes für mich: Erstmals erscheint eine 2. Auflage eines Buchs von mir. Und in diesem Fall gilt: Neue Auflage - fast ein neues Buch!
Die zweite Auflage des meistverkauften Beyond-Budgeting-Buchs in deutscher Sprache enthält ein neues Kapitel und eine neue Fallstudie (von Zappos.com).

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