It is very rare to be in the company of someone who has had an impact on the life of every person in the world. I had this honor and privilege during my recent trip to San Diego: A private meeting with Marty Cooper at his ocean-front home. Marty is the inventor of the cell phone, which course has gone to become everyone's interface with the world around them. By 2013, there were more cell phones in the world than people. I really enjoyed our conversation and exchange of views on the future of telecom.
Just arrived in Guatemala City to kick off a 6-country tour of EO Chapters in Latin America. In each country I look forward to giving a presentation on 'Re-Imagining Boundaries' to the leaders of the local entrepreneur community, followed by a full-day Master Class.
This photo was taken in front of Presidential Palace with local EO members Carlos Cabrera and Amilcar Juarez.
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What is sustainable growth marketing? How do you link marketing with future-shaping strategy? And how do you sustain the attention and affection of your customers in an age of experience overload? These are just some of the topics I explore in my conversation with Scott Martin, as guest on his critically acclaimed Podcast program 'The Groundswell':
One of the consequences of today's border-less marketplace is the great divergence in corporate growth rates. Long-standing businesses may consider an annual growth rate of 6-8% or simply maintaining performance levels a success in the face of fierce, unforeseeable competition. At the same time, the new titans, the disruptors, pop up and mushroom at astounding clips, transforming entire industries and reaching unprecedented valuations. Until they too hit a speed bump.
So how can you accelerate and maintain the growth of your company? While there are many factors that come into play, we have found that the application of 3 key principles has a significant positive impact on corporate performance. On average, the companies we work with increase their growth targets exponentially, by nearly 500%. What is the secret?
This freshly published article on Management-Issues summarizes the 2019 Stand-Up Strategist rankings of the best corporate April Fools campaigns, and its implications for strategy & leadership.