Starbucks Hits Treadmill

Jan 10, 2008

The decision by Howard Schultz to reinstate himself as Starbuck’s chief executive highlights the difficulties faced by many once high-flying organizations when growth stalls. To succeed, Schultz’ return must accomplish six goals that most returning leaders overlook.The decision by Howard Schultz to reinstate himself as Starbuck’s chief executive highlights the difficulties faced by many once high-flying organizations when growth stalls.

In Predictable Success® terms, Starbucks has hit Treadmill.

To succeed in pulling Starbucks back to Predictable Success®, Schultz’ return must accomplish six goals that most returning leaders overlook.

Click here to read the full text of Les McKeown’s press release on this topic.