What Is Strategy? Michael Porter’s five forces have shaped business strategy since his theory was published in 1980. Five Aspects of Business Strategy: 1) barriers to entry, 2) supplier powers; 3) customer power; 4) substitutes, 5) rivalry. An example of the application of this model would be a London kebab […]
The Emotion Metric The common sneeze slow motion pictures are a case study in a shared human experience. And they tend to go viral. Why? because slow mo sneezing is literally awesome. You can see air disturbances in slow motion and that intrigues people. Mysterious coughs caught on film give people […]
Super Sonic is the past. But if corrections are made, super sonic travel may be the future in some form or another. The truth is that a Super Sonic aircraft is able to deliver passengers more quickly but expensively. The Concorde had its problems but the airlines and the manufacturers […]
The list of threats of substitutes in the grocery store industry will soon be adding automated farming greenhouses. Imagine growing your own vegetables, fruits and herbs in your backyard with precision and accuracy. FarmBot is an innovative company that gives its owner that exact ability, the ability to grow produce with […]
Risk and Reward/Predicting Cash-Flow: Investors think as much about risk as they do reward. Most people tie their investments to resources, expecting them to grow, and with it, their own rewards. Where rewards are expressed in percentage growth, risks are harder to characterize. Guessing a company’s future cash-flow involves looking […]
Matt: What is smart beta? Well, a really simple answer is it’s a combination of alpha and beta. It’s a combination of active strategy and passive strategy. What does that actually mean? Let’s boil it down a bit further. You’ve got, on the alpha side, alpha chasers who are fund managers. […]
The above is a cute little cartoon that explains quite a lot. In simplifying how capitalism works, does this video create a misleading picture? What would be the socialist or communist counter arguments? Does this picture of capitalism make sense today? No judgements. Reply in the comments section!
Listen, Think and Act…starring Buster Sales. Buster Sales is very frightening to me. Blockbuster should have played up the horror theme in this video just because it is weird. I guess if you want to your employees to pay attention, you might want to shock them with a strange training […]