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The Power of Dissonance: Why Conflicting Ideas Reinforce Business Strategies

In an ever-changing and unpredictable world, successful strategies are those that embrace a portfolio of options, rather than rigid roadmaps. A recent Harvard Business Review (HBR) article emphasized the importance for companies to adopt strategies based on radical optionality. The article argues that conflicting ideas reinforce business strategies. This is particularly applicable to our current… Continue reading The Power of Dissonance: Why Conflicting Ideas Reinforce Business Strategies

Second growth engine: what is it and how to develop one?

Second growth engine: what is it and how to develop one?

In the quest for growth, companies traditionally relied on leveraging their core capabilities in adjacent markets. However, a new trend has emerged, with companies now focusing on constructing second growth engine–referred to as “engine twos” by Bain’s Zook and Allen. This shift has become even more critical as, over the last five years, 60% of… Continue reading Second growth engine: what is it and how to develop one?