business strategy

Reclaiming America’s Status as the Envy of the World

“It’s time to rethink our economy and repair our broken system,” says strategy guru Roger…

Storytelling and Creativity as a Business Strategy

What sets a brand apart from its competitors? It’s not always the quality or cost…

Creating Shared Value In New Markets

What can your organization accomplish by creating shared value? It can help change the world…

Lessons from Hollywood: A New Approach to Funding R&D

Companies find it increasingly challenging to justify long-term, risky R&D investments. Innovation and strategy expert…

Using Supply Chains to Grow Your Business

Entrepreneurial opportunity isn’t exclusive to the Apples and eBays of the world. The vast majority…

What is Disruptive Innovation?

First introduced in 1995 by Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen, disruptive innovation theory is…

2015 Oscars of Management Thinking: World’s Most Influential Innovators Champion Change in Business and Society

Ideas have the power to transform – industries, economies, communities and lives. It’s a mantra…

The Rise of the Data Scientist: Why Companies Need to Hire and Retain Analytical Talent

As Big Data continues to change the way we live and work, companies are recognizing…

Why Innovation Thrives in the Middle Market

Small businesses signify the American Dream, and start-ups are the movers and shakers, embodying entrepreneurial…

The Prius Approach to Innovation

Surviving disruption – major, game-changing innovation – is one of the greatest challenges managers in…

The Third Industrial Revolution is Here – and It’s Changing How Companies Function

Smart thermostats control an array of home devices, transmitting usage data back to manufacturers. Networked…

The World in 2050: Urban, Crowded and Full of Possibility

By the middle of this century, global population will reach nearly 10 billion people, consuming…

You Need an Innovation Strategy

It is a rare CEO who doesn’t list innovation as a top priority. But innovation…

Michael Porter on How Smart, Connected Products are Ushering in a New Era of Competition

“How Smart, Connected Products are Transforming Competition” just published on Harvard Business Review’s website. Read…

Location, Location, Location: Why It Still Matters in Business

In today’s hyperconnected society and increasingly globalized economy, it would seem geography is no longer…

Small Business is the Problem, Not the Solution. Scale Up Instead.

The startup movement has failed, but not necessarily for the reasons most believe. Roughly 50…

Do You Want to Be Exceptional? Follow the Rules!

Some believe rules are made to be broken; others consider rules mere suggestions for when…

Your Global Growth Strategy is Missing Something: Global Leadership.

Positioning your business to successfully compete in the international marketplace requires a smart, forward-thinking and…