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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…

Demystifying Business Model Innovation

The reality of doing business model work is complex yet business model innovation can be reduced to 2 activities. 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…

Can’t find growth? Redefine what business you are in!

Your most recent growth strategy failed to find significant growth. You looked at organic and inorganic growth but were not able to find the growth you wanted. Where to look? Read More…

Can’t find growth? Look beyond your Industry to your Business Ecosystem!

Using your industry as the unit of analysis might be hiding significant risks and opportunities; using a business ecosystem perspective will provide deep insight and strategic context, and identify additional strategies that might have been previously hidden. If you are looking for billion dollar opportunities, then taking the additional step of looking at the ecosystem at the business model level will reveal whether any of those opportunities exist within your broader ecosystem. 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…

Strategy System drives Market value

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