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Innovation is motion. We work with those who change the market. Whether modestly or in a very radical way, they disturb, make waves and do what others tried without success. They walk off-the-beaten-track, and if they succeed, they alter the status quo.
I discussed Uberization at length in a recent article. But this is just a model of disruption, among many others. To be complete, I should at least also speak about teslaization which I believe to be more dangerous for many companies, and their relation to by-the-book disruption. These are the three states of disruption that will shape [...]Philippe
There is this fear syndrome that has been running for a few months amongst the leaders of every single market in the western world: are we going to get uberized? As they are asking themselves this question, you’ll probably detect a hint of a smile in their eyes. Not many corporations really believe that someone will just “walk in”, and [...]Philippe
Innovation is Motion What we do is that we work with those who change the market. Whether modestly or in a very radical way, they disturb, make waves and do what others tried without success. They walk off-the-beaten-track, and if they succeed, they alter the status quo.Philippe
In our first white paper preview, we introduced a few of the key elements about mentoring and its connection to strategy. In order to give you a bit more meat on these bones, here is another part of the paper giving a specific angle on a strategic use of mentoring to accelerate international growth:Stephanie
I’ve been working for the past few weeks on a new white paper about Strategic Mentoring for large corporations and multinational groups. The subtitle for now is “How to Build the Fabled Connected Company & Engage Ever-Changing Markets”. We’ll probably keep it that way. : )Stephanie
Tomorrow, I’ll be presenting a keynote titled “Trading Risk, the Most Valuable Currency Between Startups and the Industry” for the CEA at the LETI Days event. The main points of this discussion will be on the positive nature of risk for businesses, the cultural gap that French (and Europeans) have in regard of dealing with risks, [...]Philippe