David is the CEO and founder of Mentor, a consultancy specialising in strategy execution. Prior to setting up the company, he had a successful 25 year career working for telecom and IT corporates, delivering their transformational and business critical programs. He is a specialist in implementing strategic change and has won the trust of many CEOs across the industry with his pragmatic, proven approach to delivering desired business outcomes.

Why it Takes Time to be an Overnight Success

When it comes to transformation programs, internal alignment forms the foundation for strategic success. Naturally, aligning an organisation to its strategic priorities requires serious upfront investment in terms of time. But without this time, it’s a case of ‘fail to prepare – prepare to fail’.