Creating Value in a Spreadsheet

The quote of the decade below is for all of you finance people who don’t set foot in your locations, visit a customer, or learn your business.  Four major investors are criticizing the go-forward plan of DowDuPont, the $150 billion chemicals behemoth formed by the merger of Dow Chem­i­cal and DuPont.  Dow chief Andrew Liv­eris said “noisy” in­vestors who don’t […]

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The Big Miss

The goals and targets: Beating your competitor in the same market for the same customers under the same conditions. Executing successfully against a strategic initiative. Attracting great employees. Hitting the top line and bottom line numbers. Why do some “miss” on these while others hit it out of the park? Beating the Competition in the Battle for Customers Companies often plod ahead […]

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