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WHAT BIFF Really Means: Bigger, Further, Faster!

by Eileen McDargh, Chief Energy Officer - Monday, April 08, 2019
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Here is what it is not:  Bigger is not the lumbering, bloated, behemoth collection of firms we see around us in the world of mergers without meaning. It is not about a company that is so huge it practically suffocates with committees and unconnected strategies, with too many people who never see each other, don’t know each other, and feel adrift at the core.

Bigger is more about depth and width. It’s about expanding human capacity. It’s about finding out, connecting with, valuing deeply, and using often the diverse talents we each bring into the marketplace. Bigger is about going deep and wide with clients, customers and partners—expanding our capacity to serve their full world and not just solve the pain or stretch mark that initially called us to the table.

Bigger is about extending beyond our individual areas of expertise to bring more than our singular skills into play. Yes—PLAY! If we can’t have fun with each other while we are in the same sandbox, who needs it?

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