About Nick Eian

I co-founded Endurant in 1990 as Jannick Management Systems International or JMCI, with the goal of helping companies master change and improve organizational effectiveness. With more than 20 years of senior executive leadership experience in four world-class companies—Ecolab, Cowles Media Company, Medtronic and Pillsbury—I wanted to leverage my knowledge and help other with the challenges of managing organizational change within large, growing companies.

Culture and the promise of the brand

By | June 19th, 2015|Endurant5.0|

One of the most critical factors in the design of businesses* is the role of the brand, and, more importantly, the promise of the brand. “Brand” is short-hand for the first impression that comes to a person’s mind when they hear the company’s name or [...]

Why Endurant 5.0?

By | May 22nd, 2015|Endurant5.0|

“What is Endurant 5.0?” people often ask. “Why is your blog called this?” they inquire. My answer is simple and — like most good stories — complicated. If you’ve followed the past eight seasons and recently concluded blockbuster AMC hit series Mad Men you know [...]

Welcome to Endurant 5.0

By | April 26th, 2015|Endurant5.0|

Change. It’s the only thing we can count on in an uncertain world. As change masters, we know a lot about change: chiefly, its power to transform organizations and keep them in their sweet spot. How do you know if you’re operating in your sweet [...]