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Most small businesses destroy shareholder value, rather than create it.
Focusing on what a business does best, is often argued the easiest and most efficient way for companies to grow and be profitable. In the 1980s Tom Peters and Robert Waterman referred to this as "sticking to your knitting" in their classic book In Search of Excellence , a decade later Gary Hamel and C.K. Prahalad described the concept as focusing on "core competencies" in the Harvard Business Review article The Core Competence of the Corporation . The core is not only unique competences
This blog post looks at the high level goals of a SaaS business and drills down layer by layer to expose the key metrics that will help drive success. Metrics for metric’s sake are not very useful. Instead the goal is to provide a detailed look at what management must focus on to drive a successful SaaS business.
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Depending on who you ask, there are 195 countries in the world today. While the majority of economic resources are controlled by a small, yet very powerful subset of global corporations and sovereign nations, the impact of their actions is felt by the entire world community. That the recent economic crisis was triggered by a variety of factors including faulty assumptions, greed, malfeasance, ineptitude, lack of oversight and a host of other causes is not surprising in retrospect. One of the most important revelations is how interconnected our world has become in the past 50 years. In his speech to the Council on Foreign Relations on March 10, 2009, FRB Chairman Ben Bernanke highlighted the significance of managing the systemic risk of the global financial system. Traditional assumptions around financial institutions once considered “too big to fail” or “too interconnected to fail” are being challenged in light of the enormous cost of the recent crisis to society as a whole.