The Power of Customer Choice and Changing Demands: Take Control of Your Future, Part II

By Jan Vrins Inmy last post, I discussed seven mega trends that are fundamentally changing how we produce and use power. In this blog, I discuss how customer choice and changing customer demands have become the leading drivers of industry transformation. Move from “Big Power to Small Energy” Customer choice is driving a […]

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Feds Should Absolutely, Positively Abandon Bizarre Prosecution Of FedEx — Overnight

Last term, in the now-infamous Yates case, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Department of Justice’s outrageous contention that an undersized Red Grouper thrown overboard by a commercial fisherman in the Gulf of Mexico was a “record, document, or tangible object” under the “anti-shredding” provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By […]

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Richard Branson On Finding A Business Idea: Listen To Your Frustrations

Video 30 Days of Genius is a daily interview series hosted by CreativeLive that I’ve been helping organize. It features in-depth video interviews every day during the month of May with some of the world’s top creatives and entrepreneurs. Here’s a preview of our hour-long interview with Richard Branson. Richard Branson, one […]

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New Tactic For Airline Profits; A Pleasant Airport Experience

United’s waiting areas have never looked better Airline passengers may gripe about checked bag fees or having to purchase food on board their flight but improvements in the airport – even those that cost money seem to be the secret sauce for increasing revenue and customer satisfaction. In New York area […]

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Your Step By Step Content Marketing Strategy

Since content marketing is still a relatively new methodology – at least when we’re talking about digital marketing – it should come as no surprise that one of the most common searches associated with it is “content marketing strategy”. Just look at this suggested search provided by Google. It’s tough for […]

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Malartu Hopes To Be Part Of The Premiere Wave Of Equity Crowdfunders

The first online investment platform in North Carolina,Malartuhopes to be part of the premierewave ofequitycrowdfunders. But will their combination of metrics and core beliefs see them through three more years of fundraising to start-up adulthood? WhatMalartuOffers Investors Malartuis among a handful of companies vying forthe equitycrowdfundingniche, a niche that has doubled year […]

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OpenTable Challenger Reserve Realizes It’s Hard To Charge Diners, Shifts Focus To Restaurants

Backed by an Uber cofounder, restaurant booking app Reserve has realized it’s hard to challenge OpenTable by passing the charges on to diners. It’s hoping a new restaurant focus and software will help it compete.

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