Tag: Harvard Business Review

I’m writing a speech entitled, “3 Ways to Kill a Good Idea.” This is a humorous Toastmaster speech that requires research. I’ve had lots of help, ideas and contributions from people. During my own internet research I came across this …

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This is the year of the mobile; payments acquiring through iZettle and their competitors is the hot topic. At the same time the phrase M-POS or MPOS (mobile point of sale) is a frequent visitor to conversations about payments. Innovation …

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This is fascinating, a wonderful example of the visual display of quantitative information…that works: http://hbr.org/tablet/0711/vision-statement Paul Butler used a computer programme to ‘scrape’ Groupon’s archive of deals in through February 2011. He captures the price of each offer, the number of …

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Flash mobs, fun, specials…these are all some of the benefits to be derived from using location based social networking for retail marketing. I’m often asked how businesses should start turning a rather dull brochureware website into something more dynamic. The …

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I do enjoy the Harvard business review. The article below challenges the norm and delivers some food for thought. Wouldn’t it be great if we could achieve high levels of coordination without a supervisory superstructure? Wouldn’t it be terrific if …

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