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Wandering in Circles: The Shocking Truth about How Some Companies Choose Their Strategy

I received a text message from a friend today:  “My brother-in-law needs to build a balanced scorecard.  Where can he find examples?”   ~Sigh~   That is like asking me, “My brother-in-law needs to get from New York to Texas.  Where can he find any old Google Map screenshots?”  The crux of the matter is: What is...
November 26, 2014

3 Tips for Shark Tank: Would YOUR Business Attract a Shark?

I love to watch Shark Tank and I’ve been known to purchase a product that the Sharks reject.  

So, what was the problem?  Why don’t the Sharks bite on a good product?  Because it’s not about the product.  It’s about the business.  
November 6, 2014

How a Benchwarmer Won the Game

A rarely-used Major League Baseball backup player who spent the entire game (and most of the season) on the bench made a game-winning play…from the bench.  Yes, you read that correctly. It wasn’t a highly paid player on the field.  The game was won by someone sitting on the bench.  How is this possible?  
October 28, 2014 0 Comments

Don’t Be THAT Guy!

We receive the funniest “help me!” calls here at the Institute.  While they probably aren’t good enough for their own reality show, these calls do provide us with some comic relief around here.   
 
Recently, we fielded another call to add to our “are you kidding me?” file.  
May 15, 2014 0 Comments
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