As I mentioned in my previous blog entry, I’ve identified three themes companies employ to successfully compete in a digital economy. This is the first: Relentlessly innovating and executing on those ideas. Everyone loves a founder’s story. They often tell about experiencing some type of everyday problem and through a serendipitous event, a solution is … Continue reading How to achieve the financial performance of a successful technology company: Think like 3M
When I prepare to speak to a company about the topic of Human Capital, the first thing I do is map out their industry, highlighting how their environment is changing through digital transformation. Each industry is different of course, but in general I follow these themes: New technology that is a part of their industry's … Continue reading Succeed in your digital transformation by focusing on these three areas
In the mid 90’s I was a sales representative for a manufacturing company. My territory was the greater Philadelphia area. In those days, selling was primarily a face to face proposition. This meant that I spent most days in my car traveling to meet with customers in person. I was new to the area, but quickly became acquainted … Continue reading So that’s why I like WaWa so much!