Strategy

Why do business need a philosophical heartbeat
Why do business need a philosophical heartbeat

Create a compelling purpose - A philosophical heartbeat Most businesses have a mission statement and some even have vision or value statements. But despite the importance of defining a purpose...

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Purpose driven business
Build a purpose driven business

Purpose driven business - Don't use profit as a primary purpose Starting and surviving in today’s economy is hard, but the companies that figure it out have something in common:...

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The game is changing
The game is changing – The trends that is changing sales

The trends that is changing sales Companies need to blur the line between marketing, service and sales The accelerated speed of communication and customers ability to access information with just...

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Trust comes from transparency
Transparency is the norm today – Everyone is watching

Transparency is the norm today - Trust comes from transparency It's been dubbed the "diesel dupe". The German car giant VW has admitted cheating emissions tests in the US. According...

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Strategy blackboard
Have competitive advantage lost their relevance

Business models can no longer be treated as stone tablets One thing’s for sure, business models can no longer be treated as stone tablets divined by wise men on mountains...

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Will access to assets be the new ownership

On-demand access to assets, rather than ownership Are we moving from a world where we're organised around ownership to one organised around access to assets? Will access to assets be...

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The potential of digital disruption
The potential of digital disruption

Digital disruption across many industries Digital disruption is the change that occurs when new digital technologies and business models affect the value proposition of existing goods and services. The rapid...

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Organizational cultural due diligence
Organizational cultural due diligence – Mergers & Acquisitions

Conflicting cultures is one of the bigger challenges of Mergers & Acquisitions The role of organizational culture in mergers and acquisitions When it comes to Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), most...

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The most important strategy – Culture trumps strategy
The most important strategy – Culture trumps strategy

The most important strategy - The key to successful business is agility Culture or strategy ....… which comes first? Does organizational culture precede business strategy or is it the other...

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Incremental changes won't be enough to survive
Incremental changes won’t be enough to survive

Left behind in today’s rapidly changing business environment The strategic conversation in most companies has shifted from cost-cutting to growth and expansion. But how do companies get out of the...

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Is traditional strategy dead - Time to rethink everything
Is traditional strategy dead – Time to rethink everything

The past is no longer a good predictor of the future Company behavior has changed: the average life expectancy of a Fortune 500 company has dropped from more than 80...

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The brick and mortar battle against web

The brick and mortar battle against web The brick and mortar battle against web has long been portrayed as one based on price. Viewed through this lens, physical stores simply...

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