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The 6 Most Common Innovation Mistakes Companies Make

The problem was clear. The executive team of a consumer healthcare company had concluded that the rise of new competitors meant the company needed to up its innovation game. The company had spent the past two decades focused on implementing Six Sigma processes across the enterprise and it was …

How to do the Great Barrier Reef on a budget

With around 7000km of coastline, more than 150 islands and the Great Barrier Reef spanning it all, Queensland is Australia’s most dreamed-about tropical destination. The trouble is, it ain't cheap. The cost of living in Australia is pretty high, but there are a few hideaways and deals that can make …

Red Ocean Traps

In America, corporate performance has been deteriorating for decades. According to Deloitte’s landmark study “The Shift Index,” the aggregate return on assets of U.S. public companies has fallen below 1%, to about a quarter of its 1965 level. As market power has moved from companies to consumers, …

What Net Present Value Can’t Tell You

Let me pose a question: What’s more valuable?<p>Investing 10 million dollars in a program that will return 20 million dollars in 3 years with 100% certainty…or<br>• Investing 1 million dollars in a program that will return 3 million dollars in 3 years with 50% certainty?<p>Basic theory says the first option is …

Learn from Your Analytics Failures

By far, the safest prediction about the business future of predictive analytics is that more thought and effort will go into prediction than analytics. That’s bad news and worse management. Grasping the analytic “hows” and “whys” matters more than the promise of prediction.<p>In the good old days, of …

A Predictive Analytics Primer

No one has the ability to capture and analyze data from the future. However, there is a way to predict the future using data from the past. It’s called predictive analytics, and organizations do it every day.<p>Has your company, for example, developed a customer lifetime value (CLTV) measure? That’s …

Your Company’s Purpose Is Not Its Vision, Mission, or Values

We hear more and more that organizations must have a compelling “purpose” — but what does that mean? Aren’t there already a host of labels out there that describe organizational direction? Do we need yet another?<p>I think we do, and I’ve pulled together a typology of sorts to help distinguish all …

Tunnel Vision

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Sunrise at Patriarch Grove.

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Tuscany - Italy

Serengeti

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