Category: Finance

Tax Innovation  - The Path to Long-term Prosperity

We Americans need to wake up – now — and stop acting like spoiled, immature children. Elected officials need to put aside partisanship – now – and do what’s in the best interest of our country and speak the truth to the electorate. And we all must do this without fostering and perpetuating certain convenient misconceptions and without coddling us like soft, over-indulgent parents afraid to say “no.” Continue reading

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Media & Entertainment Reimagined by Collaborative Innovation

Established firms in the media & entertainment space struggle to prosper in the Digital Age. New business models, enlivened by technology, erode traditional sources of profit. What possibilities for reimagining the business exist? In this article, I suggest one avenue to pursue: the benefits that come from learning how to convene a community on the critical question by embracing the practice of collaborative innovation; then applying the practice to help people work to their potential. Continue reading

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It’s long been understood that when it came to digital media marketing, paid search advertising was where it’s at. After all, people came online to find information. In order to find that information, they had to search. Therefore, paid search was the most effective and efficient way to make an impression online. Continue reading

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Is Your Business Holding a Winning Hand?

Many companies already hold the cards for a winning hand, but do not realize it. It is a lot easier to win in a game of poker when you hold a few aces than to wait for your luck to turn in the next hand. Renewing your business with the cards you are holding is the key to redefining your business, rather than entering a new game for the next hot market. Continue reading

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The seventh World Economic Forum on Latin America took place in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on 16-18 April 2012. The meeting, held under the theme “Regional Transformation in a New Global Context”, convened a record number of participants for this regional gathering, with close to 900 top regional and global leaders from 70 nations.
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Posted in Business Models, Competitions, Consumer Innovation, Culture & Values, Customers, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Government, Industry, Innovation, Leadership, Leadership & Infrastructure, education | 1 Comment
Would You Roll The Dice?

Let’s play a game. It costs you $1 to play. We then roll a dice once. If it comes up 6, I pay you $10 otherwise you lose. Do you want to play? Most likely you will agree to play. You have a one in six chance of winning $10 for a $1 bet. Now let’s make it $1 million to play. Continue reading

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Irresitable Innovation meets Immovable Object

I’m going to let you in on a secret. Doing innovation isn’t really all that hard, once you get the hang of it. Yes, there are dozens of methodologies and approaches. You can tap into your employees and/or your customer base for ideas. You can search for interesting technologies in research labs and universities. You can prototype, test and tweak ideas based on customer pilots. In fact, you can do just about anything in innovation. That is, if you can get it started. Continue reading

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