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Business Books for Professional Growth. Be Your Own MBA Prof.

I visit Chicago Booth Bookstore regularly to see what new books they have. My goal is to learn as much as I can while I am there. 288 more words

80/20 Rule

Madness Unleashed Journal #2 - Confidence

Why is it that so many lower seeded teams in the NCAA March Madness bracket upset the favored team?

These are all factors…

3. Lower seeded teams tend to be more “mature.” They have juniors and seniors, whereas many of the “better” teams are younger due to the “one and done” players. 144 more words


Writing a Memorable Positioning Statement

A simple template that Geoffrey Moore shared in his book Crossing the Chasm is the primary tool that I use to create a positioning statement. Whether yours is a new company or an old company, whether or not you have new products going into the market—especially if you have new products going to market—you can use this tool, which is, basically, a table that forces you to write down your positioning statement in one sentence. 209 more words

Lessons Learnt from Nortel's Demise: How to go from a valuation of $400 billion to 0 in just a few years

Yesterday evening I had the chance to attend the event: “Nortel: The untold story. From innovation, to acquisition to bankruptcy” at the University of Ottawa. 1,076 more words

Entrepreneurial Culture

Achieving Personal Success In Your Business – The 10 Step Method

“A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.” – Charles M. Schwab

Do you know the 10 steps that people go through in their business until they achieve success? 1,086 more words


Christophe Vandemoortele

Title:  Interim Manager, Consultant
Company: Abbys Consult SPRL
Location: Steenokkerzeel Belgium
Honored Member

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Mergers and Acquisitions--Apples and Oranges?

Photo Credit: Patrick Morrell/CBC

Interestingly enough, businesses in Canada are bought and sold almost as frequently as hamburgers and coffee in Canada.  The value of those transactions is often in the billions of dollars per. 345 more words