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After Four Years, Time to Move on

In four years, a US president can complete a full term. Within four years, 63% of start-up companies in the information industry fail and close their doors. 276 more words

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SDL To Take Over Alterian

Today, it was announced that SDL will acquire Alterian. Therefore soon,  a social media business that started as Lift9 will be getting its fourth company name within the last two-and-a half years. 282 more words

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PART III: When 1+1 Can Equal Something Greater Than 2

PART III: When 1 + 1 Can Equal Something Greater Than 2

We met at Wild Ginger for the first time in December, 2009. Misia Tramp and I talked about leveraging the available social media data for market research projects. 501 more words

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The Signing: Acquired by Alterian

The Dominos Pizzas arrived while we were all scattered among the desks in front of the CEO office. It was late, nearing 10pm in the Alterian office in Bristol, UK. 446 more words

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Getting All I Asked For - Lots of Traveling

“Be careful what you wish for.”

I was very specific when starting Lift9 (which has since become Intrepid Consultants) that I wanted a business that was global.  331 more words

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After Merger, Harnessing Friction to Hone The Blade

Organizational optimization, now that’s a mouth full. Whenever you go through a merger, there is some underlying compelling business reason. Successfully integrating two entities, however, isn’t as easy as merely modeling out a new business plan. 365 more words

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