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Digital Lessons from Walmart

As technology changes, companies must determine how to incorporate the latest digital advances into their business. A recent article discussed how Walmart is revamping its digital strategy.  Valuable lessons about digital strategy can emerge from analyzing and dissecting what this … Continue reading

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Amazon Instead of GE

GE had been viewed as a company where executives could be recruited to serve as CEOs elsewhere. But, that is changing, according to a November 20, 2019 Wall Street Journal article. The article reports that Amazon has replaced GE as … Continue reading

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High Risk Is Still Glorified, but Not Key to High Reward

We continue to see situations where bold risk taking is presented in ways that can easily give the impression that high risk leads to high reward.  However, my own research as well as research done elsewhere finds that high risk … Continue reading

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Manage Challenges Coming from New Visions for a Company’s Future

As core markets mature, companies are identifying new visions for their future and they are taking steps to bring those visions to fruition. This brings challenges. So, as the future unfolds, handling the situation well can make a major difference … Continue reading

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Patterns Shatter Myths about Successful Startups

I’ve recently written about how idolizing the risk-taking daredevil image perpetuates myths about the rewards of high risk. Another example of misleading imagery, however, is the notion that successful startup companies have relatively young founders. Like the myth of high

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