Author Archives: Phyllis Ezop

Musk, Dimon Bold AI Predictions–Reality vs. Hype

Earlier this month, two highly prominent business leaders, Elon Musk and Jamie Dimon, made bold predictions about AI (Artificial Intelligence). This led to much discussion about whether their views about the technology’s future are realistic or not. However, when analyzing … Continue reading

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Are You Sure Your Adjacency Is a Good Diversification Move?

The right diversification moves can be very successful.  Yet, so many diversification efforts turn out poorly. So, choosing the right opportunities can

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What Can Drive a New Business from Nowhere to Soon Be Everywhere, Achieving Great Success?

How do you take a start up from nothing to great success, and do it in a reasonable time frame? Most start-ups don’t achieve this. But, some do. What is it that helps propel this kind of success

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The Value of the Right Kind of Diversification

Venturing into new lines of business can easily bring huge losses and may never make a profit. So, it’s important for companies to

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Big Bet Transformations Bring Tough Challenges for Businesses

According to the patterns revealed by my many years researching business success and failure, small bets are far more successful than big bets. This is even true for companies thought to be in

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