Cannibalize or die

2012-11-21T22:58:23+00:00Strategy|

Discussion about the counter-intuitive suggestion of growing a business by encouraging subsidiaries to cannibalize existing under-served customers. 17-minute podcast interview from HBR.

Is information power?

2011-05-19T14:42:09+00:00Strategy|

During President Obama’s speech on Middle East policy, he spoke about the desire to see that people everywhere had access to the Internet as a way of obtaining information. To support his idea he said, “information is power.”
While I agree with his premise, it got me thinking about the current value of information.
Is there really […]

Praising the flighty outliers

2010-11-04T17:27:17+00:00Management, Strategy|

I watched a flock of generic birds wandering about the sky. They were sparrows or starlings or some other type of ubiquitous small bird, flying about in the most haphazard manner; the entire flock darting first one direction and instantly another. There didn’t appear to be reason to their route, no plan.
Then for just a […]

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