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Navigating Barriers

May 9, 2019

On a recent trip to New York, I learned the story about the MetLife North Building. Originally proposed as a 100-story-tower, MetLife sought to build the tallest skyscraper in the world in the...

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Plan B Is OK

June 29, 2017

We like to think that as organizations we can execute on our primary plan (Plan A) and strategies and get the results we’re looking for. Sometimes it doesn’t happen that way.

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Becoming Fast Followers

June 1, 2017

I was recently asked, “Who do we follow?” It was a challenging question. It’s common to follow the top organization in your industry or maybe even the competition. But as a company, we really...

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How To Succeed When Your Industry is Flat

August 25, 2016

When your industry is growing, it can be easier to remain successful and capture new opportunities. But how do you stay relevant and manage the business when the industry is flat or in decline?

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What Makes a Bold Move

September 4, 2014

Companies that want to accelerate their growth, be more innovative or change their culture usually need to make bold moves. It’s difficult to go beyond incremental improvements if you stay too...

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Looking Around Corners

January 6, 2011

Thirty years ago Marco could never have imagined a world without typewriters. This was the company’s economic engine contributing to most of our revenue and profit.  In fact, our original name was ...

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