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The Metaverse is Here: What Does it Mean for Your Business’ Strategy?

The other night, heading home from the office before a wintry mix was scheduled to begin, I stopped by the grocery store to pick up a few things. I grabbed some fresh necessities: a red bell pepper, a bag of onions to use in cooking this week. In the refrigerated section, I stopped short. Did …

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Vertical Farming: 3 Companies Using Proximity Strategy to Bring Food Production to New Heights

On my ride up to Vermont to ski each winter, I follow a path through Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. While the route is mostly bordered by traditional farms, there is one that looks more like a secret lab. From a complex of large semi-translucent warehouses emanates an eerie blue light that reflects the trees …

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The Top 5 Topics on CSO Minds as We Close Out the Year

At Outthinker, we are fortunate to work with an incredible group of chief strategy officers of $1B+ companies that we call the Outthinker Strategy Network. Strategy officers are known for their keen ability to recognize macro trends, new business models, and shifting customer needs across the scope of their entire organization and translate long-term vision …

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An Innovation Tournament Without New Ideas? Macmillan Offers a Fresh Twist

To keep up with today’s rapid pace of disruption, every company feels the pressure to innovate. Most of them, when trying to shift to an innovative culture, feel like they have to pursue brand new ideas. But when I was recently invited to judge an innovation competition for Macmillan Learning, I saw that there is …

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6 Reasons to Consider Becoming a B Corp 

Last week, I moderated a discussion between a group of entrepreneurs from throughout Asia (Malaysia, China, Singapore, Philippines, etc.) and Chris Marquis, Cornell Business School professor, author of Better Business: How the B Corp Movement is Remaking Capitalism, and one of today’s leading authorities on social business.