In an organization we tend to be judged for what we do - not for the decisions that we make not to do something.
Have you ever allowed the negotiating rug to be pulled out from under you? Or even worse, have you helped the other side pull the negotiating rug from out under you?
It was perhaps the funniest healthcare headline ever: “Zimmer Biomet to combine spine, dental businesses to form company called NewCo.”
Strategic advantage is gained by being able to process information and take action faster than one's opponent.
Let’s say you are the leader of a medical group. It could be a small group of a handful of physicians. Or, you could be the President and CEO of a 600 or 6,000 provider group. It does not make any difference.