Steve Jobs
Why Steve Jobs and Bill Gates still matter

The mantras of Steve Jobs are still highly relevant and by applying them to Digital Transformation, the question we now ask is, ‘What do the ‘crazy ones do now?’

The answer is they also need to listen to Bill Gates. They need to have the flair and attention to detail of Jobs, and the wisdom and application of Gates.

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Teamwork Post COVID

“All comes down to today. Either we heal as a team or we are going to crumble. Inch by inch, play by play till we’re finished.

We are in hell right now, gentlemen believe me and we can stay here and get the shit kicked out of us or we can fight our way back into the light.”

Al Pacino: “Any Given Sunday”

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Due Diligence and Ice Hockey – What the Puck?

You might ask what ice hockey has in common with corporate finance and due diligence? Both are competitive, are conducted at speed, prone to collisions, injuries, and very risky. The ice on the rink is solid although the terrain of due diligence is uncertain, and failure can break businesses and even end careers! Some 85% of mergers and acquisitions fail to increase shareholder value – so the plays and moves are critical.

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Why should you care about marketing? Because it produces results.

“Marketing and innovation produces results; All the rest are costs. Marketing is the distinguishing unique function of the business” and “the purpose of business of a business is to create a customer”. Thus all businesses need to care about marketing.” Drucker: “Practice of Management” 1954

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