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Unfortunately once the headwind of recession hit, it – as it always does – had the effect of pushing organizations down whichever side of the curve they were on. In BOA’s case, they were leaning to the right side of Predictable Success, so they got pushed by the economic climate into Treadmill.
Now here’s the problem: As I explain in my next book, “The Synergist: Leading Your Team to Predictable Success“, of these four guys (gender-free term) below, the Visionary, Operator, Processor and Synergist, one is ideally suited to running the business in Predictable Success, while another is right for the business in Treadmill:
Mr Moynihan, admirably suited to run BOA when in Predictable Success, is now stranded – beached by the recession, if you will – in the arid environment of a BOA in Treadmill. Hence articles like this.
Watch for many more CEOs struggling with the new environment they find themselves in over the next few months.