Business is Love … Not a Battle

We are told to persist … by coaches (“Winners never quit and quitters never win.” – Vince Lombardi); athletes (“If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give


GameStop: 3 Hidden Strategic Lessons

The framing of the David v. Goliath story dominating business headlines this week is missing the most valuable strategic lessons GameStop’s stock

Have You Addressed Your Hidden Competitor?

If you’ve spent time developing your organization’s strategy, chances are you’re familiar with your competition. You know your competitors’ offerings, their strengths

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Beyond Strategy

Last week I got to spend five and a half hours with one of the most influential strategic thinkers alive today, Gary


How NPR Leapt Forward in Proximity

In March of 2008, the United States’ national public radio system (NPR) seemed to have a fatal and too common choice: to

Finding Your COVID Altitude

When an airplane hits turbulence, it seeks a new altitude. One without turbulence. Even better, one with tailwinds. Now, COVID has certainly