How To Disrupt Yourself–Before Someone Else Does

Here’s my latest piece on innovation, appearing in Chief Executive. Disrupt Yourself—Before Someone Else Does How established companies can bring out new products that compete with the old. AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to LinkedInShare to TwitterShare to EmailShare to PrintMore AddThis Share options Posted by: William J. Holstein May 18, 2016 Matco Tools had a […]…

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Gregg Easterbrook Gets It Half Right on America’s Woes

Gregg Easterbrook posed an intriguing question in yesterday’s New York Times: if America is doing relatively well in the world in so many respects, why is it, in his words, that optimism has become uncool? First, to reinforce his essential point, look around the world. The United States is an island of relative stability and true […]…

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The New York Times Almost Blows It a Third Time On the Economy

There goes the New York Times and Eduardo Porter again–trying to sell us on the notion that there is no future in American manufacturing. This is the paragraph that just downright offends me: “The nation is well on its way through a second transition, this time to a postindustrial economy with little factory work to […]…

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The New York Times Blows It on The U.S. Economy–Take Two

The fair-haired boy of the Times’ financial coverage, Andrew Ross Sorkin, scored a big interview with President Obama that was the cover of the Sunday Magazine yesterday. (Oh boy, he got onto Air Force One. He tells us that a lot.) But more substantively, the piece reviews many of the major decisions Obama made regarding […]…

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