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  • Radical innovation case study: Quote Countertops

    Radical innovation case study: Quote Countertops

    Frank Sciarrino, COO of Quote Countertops, radically changed his marketing and sales strategy by integrating an online app. Frank Sciarrino — part of the next generation of family leadership — recognized that one facet of the business had stagnated: marketing and sales. Countertops, and home remodeling more generally, were stuck in brick-and-mortar showrooms, while other

  • How leaders decide: Three lessons to learn from one of U.S. history’s bloodiest days

    How leaders decide: Three lessons to learn from one of U.S. history’s bloodiest days

    Winners, we’re told, write history. Yet the history of one of the bloodiest days on the American frontier — June 25, 1876 — was written by the losers.  For nearly 100 years, Americans portrayed the Battle of Little Bighorn, commonly known as “Custer’s Last Stand,” as a heroic engagement led by General George Armstrong Custer, the

  • Overcoming the top 5 barriers to innovation

    Overcoming the top 5 barriers to innovation

    Rapidly changing markets — fueled by fierce competition, changing customer requirements, accelerating technological advancements and an uncertain economy — have left CEOs with two choices: innovate and grow, or stick with the status quo and face the threat of becoming obsolete. Download report: Innovating for growth Of course, innovation is easier said than done. To

  • 4 steps to making informed decisions

    4 steps to making informed decisions

    When Kodak filed for bankruptcy protection in 2012, it seemed like the inevitable outcome of the company’s failure to adapt to the emergence of digital photography as a disruptive force in their market. However, they had invested billions in developing their own line of digital cameras to make “Kodak moments” instant. So why did they

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