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Toward a New Horizon Model

Toward a New Horizon Model

The horizon model originally came from the book “The Alchemy of Growth” by Stephen Coley, Mehrdad Baghai, David White. The purpose for the model was to help businesses think about their need to develop new revenue sources over time.

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Towards Better Innovation

Towards Better Innovation

Do companies know how to innovate? Should innovation be part of an individual’s job title? Should it be in a job description? Does a company even need to innovate? Most big companies think technology when thinking about innovation, regardless of whether or not they’re technology companies. Startups are often considered to be de facto innovators, but is that the case?

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We Can’t Stop Disruption

We Can’t Stop Disruption

  It is important to recognize the size of the changes going on in the world. In my previous post, I discussed how we are no longer in the industrial age; that fundamental structural changes are underway in all facets of society. We must embrace disruption in...

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Is Disruption the New Normal?

Is Disruption the New Normal?

Obviously, Covid-19 has brought massive uncertainty to businesses. From managing remote workers, to internal communications dominated by video platforms, to the devastation of small business buyers and consumer budgets, the ‘new normal’ would have been barely...

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What Does It Mean to be a 21st Century Leader?

What Does It Mean to be a 21st Century Leader?

People often have different ideas of what makes a good leader. The definition of a leader, to me, is someone who empowers others to be all that they can be. They must bring out the best in people and help them realize their potential, including how to pursue their own...

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Dealing with Uncertainty

Dealing with Uncertainty

When uncertainty causes a disruption to both personal and work life, what do you do? Massive disruption to global economics gives rise to massive amounts of uncertainty. We at Moves The Needle firmly believe that now is a good time to ignite “entrepreneurial spirit” to stay in tune with your customers. We are here to help you leverage Lean Innovation skills to (remotely) harness customer empathy, run rapid experiments, and de-risk decisions quickly with evidence, to build confidence for solutions to the very real issues you’re currently facing.

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