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Why Network Effects Matter Less Than They Used To

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When we teach strategy to MBA students, our student want magic bullets, things they can do to make their companies thrive forever. For a long time we emphasized “network effects” as a potential secret sauce for business models. Economists use ...

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Is This the Hospital That Will Finally Push the Expensive U.S. Health Care System to Innovate?

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There was a time when the American steel industry seemed invincible. The American automotive industry looked rock-solid. American consumer electronics industry seemed untouchable. In every one of these cases, global competition changed the game forever. Will the same happen to health care ...

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What Subscription Business Models Mean for Sales Teams

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Across the technology industry, subscription sales models are growing in popularity. The trend is having a big impact on sales forces. For example, an enterprise software company recently transitioned from selling custom software as a one-time product to selling monthly ...

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The Most Productive Meetings Have Fewer Than 8 People

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There are many problems with the way most meetings are run. One of the most political is the invite list. Deciding who to include can be tough but too many managers default to including everyone. In an effort to not ...

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How the Royal Wedding Reflects the Millennial Approach to Marriage

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The recent Royal Wedding was a reflection on a grand scale of the current trends in the wedding industry.

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What Are Early-stage VCs Looking for? Founders with Grit

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At the seed stage, the best bets are startup founders who have an understanding of the risks and struggle ahead, says venture capitalist Josh Kopelman.

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Job Training in the Digital Age: Learning to Do, Not Think

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The unemployment rate in the United States is the lowest it has been since 2000, but employers can’t find enough skilled workers to fill jobs.

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How Do We Combat Ageism? By Valuing Wisdom as Much as Youth.

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In a San Francisco federal court, the Communication Workers of America union recently expanded the scope of the class action suit they filed last December against some of the country’s largest employers — a diverse list of companies that included Amazon, ...

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The Key to Agile Success? Focus on Outcomes, not Metrics – SPONSOR CONTENT FROM CA TECHNOLOGIES

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To be truly competitive in the digital economy, you must be built to change. Companies across the globe are faced with new competitive threats, changing market dynamics, new technology disruption and evolving customer needs, and the pressure is ...

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If Strategy Is So Important, Why Don’t We Make Time for It?

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Almost every leader wants to make more time for strategic thinking. In one survey of 10,000 senior leaders, 97% of them said that being strategic was the leadership behavior most important to their organization’s success.

And yet in another study, a ...

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