As marketers and business leaders around the world wrap up their strategic planning process, they may be tempted to breathe a collective sigh of relief. But if you think going through the process of discussing strategy and creating a plan means it will magically be executed, think again.
The second day of World Business Forum Mexico 2013 motivated us to do things differently in order make a change in our companies and in the world.
The key theme of the day was leadership. Success cases like Alsea and Bimbo have become big companies thanks to the leadership vision of their founders. With examples from Fabián Gosselin, CEO of Alsea, and Lorenzo Servitje, founder of Bimbo, the audience left with a better idea of what it means to be a good leader, what needs to be done day to day to take leadership to the next level and what opportunitiesare in front of us.
It was a day full of ideas about innovation and leadership that have inspired us to change and act. It was a day that invited us to step out of our comfort zones and see things differently.
For sport lovers, World Business Forum Mexico 2013 was the perfect place to learn. Speakers used football, golf, swimming, and car racing as examples. Messi, Michael Jordan, Hugo Sánchez, among other athletes, were related to teamwork, success and trust. Here are five of the most stand out ideas.