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More on Blue Oceans

I briefly mentioned in a earlier post that I was reading a book called “Blue Ocean Strategy” by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne. The book touches on many different aspects of creating a winning business and contains some thought … Continue reading

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Is a competitive spirit a good thing in industry?

I have wrestled with this question most of my career. Once you are past your teen age years and you are not a professional athlete, I think that competition is generally bad. I play hockey with guys that are all … Continue reading

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Is competition good?

In some of the companies where I have worked, I was constantly reminded that the competition would have spies in the form of marketing people. If I went to a trade show or customer site I had to be careful … Continue reading

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