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Customer Strategy – 50′s Style

Blog post by on July 16, 2014

‘What you call ‘love’ was invented by guys like me. To sell Nylons’. Mad Men makes hilarious viewing, not least because of the amusing juxtaposition between working in the 1960’s and the way we do business today. …

The Real Reason Sony Lost Its Mojo

Blog post by on July 12, 2014

A recent article in Business Week, “Sony Bets It Can Find The Next Big Thing,” discusses Sony’s poor results (six annual losses in seven years) and how they are still spending close to $5B in R&D to find …

If I were the CEO of FedEx..

Blog post by on July 9, 2014

If I were the CEO of FedEx One of the most important and most talked about topics in the recent times in business circles has been “Disruptive Innovation”. Thanks to the book written by Clay Christensen – …

6 Tips For Fostering Innovative Leadership

Blog post by on July 1, 2014

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” It’s an old saying. But it’s all too true. A company’s culture can derail strategy execution. In fact, you may have seen it happen at your company. Culture can also stifle innovation.

How would you compete against yourself?

Blog post by on July 1, 2014

Whether you’re a 100-year-old company or a one-year-old start-up, if you’re doing something right – if you’ve found an untapped corner of the market – someone is gunning for you. They’re analyzing your business model, secret shopping …