Monthly Archives: December 2011

Running a Business — Listen and Learn

Many businesses do not take advantage of opportunities to listen to their customers and improve the way their businesses operate. This article attempts to extract a few lessons learned from a routine household experience with driveway contractors. Running a Business … Continue reading

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KPMG Financial Services Consulting – Defining a Market Strategy

During the period from 1993 to 2001, KPMG’s Financial Services Consulting practice on a global basis grew at an unprecedented rate. The market strategy that was defined for the practice was one of the major contributors to that growth. This … Continue reading

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Strategic Management Process – The Operating Stage

The final stage of a strategic management process is the Operating Stage. A company that moves through the first three stages of the process, remains in the Operating Stage forever, or until the company’s business is totally revamped. During this … Continue reading

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Strategic Management Process – The Building Stage

During The Building Stage of a strategic management process, a business performs the work necessary to optimize the results from its strategic direction and market strategy, and to sustain those results over the long-term. This article discusses briefly The Building … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Buddy Roemer and Money In Politics

Politics is not a topic to which I normally pay a lot of attention, perhaps because there always seems to be a lot of people talking, but very few of them are actually doing anything productive. Moreover, this is perhaps … Continue reading

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