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Prediction: The End of Growth Status: Occurring Shrinking pains. You know how kids suddenly feel their shoes get too snug or pants too short? Citizens of mature economies are experiencing the exact opposite. In an economy built for growth, we’re confronted with a trim new reality of high debt, low growth. It’s a pattern that
In this unfiltered interview with FOX Business commentator Ari Zoldan, I separate truth from B.S. on the murky worlds of corporate innovation, startups, AI, and the future of work. I also get into: Why corporate innovation often fails: math The dirty secret behind the mythology of startups Why Google is good at innovation and others aren’t
I’ve previously mused about “The Myth of Disruption“, but venture capitalist Anshu Sharma‘s recent Techcrunch/WSJ piece got me worked up enough to finally organize my thoughts. Sharma argues the reason big companies don’t innovate is the “stack fallacy.” Big companies at the bottom of “the stack” have lost touch with end-customers. While startups at the ‘top of the stack’, are better
Every business has at least one growth spurt left. And it shouldn’t feel like racing Usain Bolt after six hours at Cheesecake Factory. Most businesses immediately turn to the most obvious places: new products, services or markets. But these generate less enterprise value than customer experience, platforms, technologies, new business models, and superior service. Even existing assets can deliver more growth.