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Sustainability and Business Models

How do I integrate sustainability into my Business Model? The answer is it depends and there is a spectrum of answers ranging from some organizations never entertaining sustainability activities to others who will have started the business with sustainability integrated into their core. Read More…

What is your Market Value story? Ask your business model!

Major changes in Market Capitalization are driven by Business Model decisions (or lack of decisions). With every major consulting firm writing about Business Models, it is clear that this is an area of great interest with senior executives. Read More…

Why it's Culture AND Strategy! AND Alignment!

Growth, Strategy and Culture are tightly linked and require some level of alignment. Next time you are considering strategies that depart from the current business, a cultural assessment can help ensure that implementation risk is managed. You could have the right strategy but a misaligned culture would make value realization difficult. Read More…

Manage your Business Model across the business lifecycle

There has been an explosion of posts on Business Models in the past several years. Many of those posts relate to start ups / new ventures yet business models need to be actively managed throughout the entire business lifecycle. The half life of a business model has shrink from 20 – 100 years (Railroads, steel) to 7-10 years; this means that the business model can no longer be assumed, it needs to be actively managed. Read More…

Can't find growth? How much value do you want to create?

Start your search for value by first asking the question: How much value am I looking for? Read More…

Strategy System drives Market value

How effective is your Strategy System? Are some elements missing or ineffective? Read More…