July 23, 2014
Your summer vacation is the perfect time to relax, lie back, take in some sun, and learn something new about leadership.
July 7, 2014
Itamar Simonson and Emanuel Rosen describe new patterns in consumer decision making that are shaking up traditional marketing strategies.
July 1, 2014
Economist Don Thompson says a product’s value can rise if it’s accompanied by a compelling backstory, reputation, or buying experience.
June 4, 2014
The key to tech customer loyalty isn’t about being the biggest—it’s about embracing the smallest.
June 2, 2014
A company that collaborates with its rivals can create more business for itself.
May 19, 2014
Companies that only have access to “little data” can still use that information to improve their business.
May 14, 2014
Two new books suggest that how salespeople respond to “no” is a primary determinant in their success.
May 12, 2014
In many categories, the value of brands may be in decline.
May 8, 2014
In order to fend off competitors and foster growth, large CPG companies must bring the prices they set for products in line with their value to consumers.
April 30, 2014
The app markets are winning—it’s time to focus on working (and winning) within them.
April 28, 2014
Success and profits flow to companies with uniquely valuable market propositions—regardless of their sector.
April 25, 2014
The ice cream market reveals that consumers don’t mind smaller packaging as much as they do bigger price tags.
April 9, 2014
Sharing soft data between salespeople and marketers can boost a company’s innovation efforts and improve its relationship with customers.
March 27, 2014
The very business model that made the company so wildly successful could eventually cause its downfall.
March 25, 2014
Automakers are far more confident about diesel’s popularity in the U.S. than they are about hybrids or electric cars. Here's a look at the real value of diesel.
February 28, 2014
A new infographic tells the story of Facebook over the past decade, from college intranet to global sensation.
February 26, 2014
Leaders must learn to tell the difference between strong emotions that can lead to constructive change, and those that can tear an organization apart.
February 26, 2014
In The Watchdog That Didn’t Bark, Dean Starkman rebukes the business press for missing the epic fraud that led to the Great Recession.
February 20, 2014
Unless a company is backing a philanthropic event, U.S. investors tend to be unhappy with corporate sponsorships.
February 12, 2014
Consultant and author Tim Halloran thinks it’s time to inject some romance into brand marketing.
February 11, 2014
Companies that understand the stages of consumer purchasing decisions have an outsized influence in their outcome.
February 6, 2014
Consumers respond better to commercials with emotional appeal than to neutral ads or those that are too informative.
January 27, 2014
Four clear paths for winning and retaining customers today.
January 24, 2014
What’s really happening with the 2.5 exabytes of data created every day.
January 8, 2014
A study guide for aspiring gurus.