The financial world has gone mad…

When Snap reported “earnings” (I call them losses, big losses) this week – media headlines were strangely over-the-moon with praise, from TechCrunch (“Snap shares skyrocket on first earnings beat with revived user growth”) to The Wall Street Journal (“Snap Climbs Back Above IPO Price After ‘Shocker’ Earnings”).

The theory was that Snap had reported “better-than-expected earnings.” Thanks to these headlines, over February 7 and 8, Snap shares rocketed up 48% though they have fallen off somewhat since then.… Read more

What’s the very best question you can ask your customers?

Why do businesses fail?

Sometimes it’s bad management or poor execution, but more often it’s a simple inability to create a product that people actually want to buy.

And how do you know what people want to buy? You ask them.

Getting customer feedback sounds simple enough, but in practice, getting useful quality feedback from customers can be challenging. I was asked in a recent session I was leading about how to assess customer assessment of  their companies performance.… Read more

What’s your growth strategy?

It’s january … I hope you have your growth strategy in hand already.

For those if you that dont, enrolment is Open for Singapore Management University’s Winning Business Performance in Asia

click on that link… or this

Skills Future are amending their criteria for awards and so this course has been delayed until we are clear on its SkillsFuture status.

The course covers…

  • creating an Asian growth strategy
  • leading for growth in Asia
  • financing your growth
  • implementing your growth plan
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