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Innovating And The Smaller Company

October 7, 2008 0 Comments

In my previous post on Unbundling Business I said that product innovation was probably best left to “two guys in a garage.”  It was a bit of a throw-away line, and I’ve received some off-line feedback to explain myself. A concept that applies to any investment, whether in your business, in the stock market, or […]

Tuesday Links for 6/3/08

June 3, 2008 0 Comments

Seth Godin asks: Do You Own Trees?  He uses the example of Newspapers being stuck on the idea that their value is in the physical form (i.e. Dead Trees) rather than the information.  Of course, it’s easy in hind-sight to see the mistakes that the newspaper industry is making, but what about you? Of course, […]

Your Advantage Won’t Last Forever

March 19, 2008 0 Comments

Conversation Starter, the free online companion to Harvard Business Review, has a long blog post / short essay on Staples attempt at new strategic innovation. You should read the whole thing, but here are some nuggets: …all strategies have a sell-by date. Just because you were a successfully disruptive business doesn’t mean you can’t fall […]