Look at the six most valuable companies in the world — Apple, Alphabet (parent company of Google), Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and Alibaba — and you’ll see one important element in common. [...]
Activist investors were busy in 2017. General Electric, AIG, Arconic, CSX, Pandora, and Buffalo Wild Wings are among the companies whose CEOs resigned under pressure from activist investors. [...]
Growth has always been fundamental to business success, but it’s never been more critical than it is now. Rapid changes in technology, shifting customer expectations, disruptive business models [...]
Businesses that are willing to take on more risk and operate in uncertain environments can win a competitive advantage over those that are not.
No doubt about it: we live in a rapidly changing world. Disruptive technologies, shifting customer behaviors and emerging business models are shaking up nearly every industry. If you are going to [...]
When you’ve just been through a period of intense change or innovation, it’s tempting to take a breather. Our instinct is to let things settle into a steady state. We reach a plateau of learning [...]
No matter what business you’re in, and whether the business outlook is bleak or robust, one thing is certain: the success or failure of your strategy hinges on what your competitors choose to [...]
Do you wish your organization could move faster to take advantage of new opportunities in the market, or to avert emerging threats? Do you feel that you are missing, or seeing but ignoring, [...]