Strategy

China and its A.I. Dream: What We Get Wrong

There’s this assumption that because you have an AI plan, you’ve solved the problem. Whereas actually central forecasting, and planning about complicated, uncertain technological developments is oftentimes flawed and doesn’t solve anything....

Why the Coronavirus is a Great Opportunity to test Remote Working

With the coronavirus epidemic affecting the world economy and impacting negatively on the performance of many businesses, perhaps this is a good moment to test how companies’ business would be affected if the precautionary measures...

7 Definitive Ways to Navigate Office Politics

You might hate office politics — and that is understandable. Still, that perspective might be holding you back. Instead, you could turn office politics into a valuable communication skill. 

Before joining Management Consulting, join a Startup

Many people we advise seem to think that management consulting is the best way to establish their career and gain career capital in their first one or two jobs after their undergraduate degree.

Pharmacies Are About To Be Hit Hard by Disruption

Pharmaceutical distribution vary from country to country, but all of them are subject factors that make genuine competition in the sale of prescription drugs a complex matter. The need to verify that...

The Only Way to Keep our Jobs once Robots Take Over

Imagine for a moment that Uber drivers, rather than Uber stockholders, own Uber. That is one way to understand what a platform cooperative is. Uber is a company built...

The Art of Strategy – Disruption

In memory of Joe Armstrong, one of the inventors of the concurrent, functional programming language Erlang and a friendly disruptor. Sun Tzu There...

How Quantum Supremacy will Impact the Public Relations Industry

What is this quantum supremacy thing? Some have already seen the headlines; a Google paper leaked that their research team have now achieved what’s known as quantum supremacy (or quantum computing supremacy)....

AirPods Are A Powerful Symbol of Our Unsustainable Economy

A tweet last month by Midas Kwant about Apple’s AirPods did a napkin analysis of the earphones’ profitability: if instead of being launched by Apple in 2016, they had been constituted as an independent company, and based on...

How to Build a Personal Brand

Looking to evolve your personal brand? With the internet, we all have the tools we need to build our personal brands. This means that you, no matter if...