Are you still trying to run your company with the same structure you used 20 years ago? Michael Gale is an expert in helping companies in various industries successfully make the leap to the digital age.
After studying a thousand companies to see how they succeeded or failed, he wrote his book “The Digital Helix.” Michael knows how the seven drivers of change are important in different industries and works to help companies discover which drivers they need to focus on to set realistic expectations.
In this episode, we talked about how to digitize for the new world we live in and what is going to happen to organizations that don’t do this successfully. Michael explained the biggest mistakes organizations make when trying to digitize and gave tips on how to avoid those mistakes.
One of the biggest things you have to realize is that you can’t do everything. That’s why Michael offers a free tool that allows you to see what works in your industry so you can focus on that aspect. He also explains the difference between a digital and a truly digital business.
When it comes to digitizing your company, it has to start from the leadership. If it doesn’t matter to the leaders in the company, the probability of real change is 0. Digitizing isn’t just for big companies; Michael explains how smaller scale entrepreneurs can be successful in this new era as well.
Michael gives many other tips on transforming your organization for the digital age, including key questions he asks himself as a leader.
Are you interested in hearing more? Listen to the full episode now!
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