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2020 has demanded that companies pivot like no other time in recent history. Organizations with the flexibility to adapt their business models to changing customer
What microbreweries, “micro-factories”, and the late Tony Hsieh can teach us about creating our 2021 strategy
Tony Hsieh’s Strategic Pattern As many of you know, we recently said goodbye to an amazing leader, former CEO of Zappos, Tony Hsieh. We learned many
The ways in which we conduct day-to-day business are shifting rapidly. This is something that was already happening in recent years as a simple result
How did the startup Harry’s appear out of nowhere to disrupt an $18 billion market and topple entrenched giants Gillette and Schick from their perches?
If you want to predict the path of innovation in your industry, consider one unifying strategic concept: proximity. Introduced by innovation guru Rob Wolcott, proximity