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Word of Mouth: The Future of Marketing?

February 26th, 2011 · Add Comment

“I see a future in which marketing is customer driven. Instead of being passive recipients of “hits” from mass media, customer will determine what they will be exposed to, in what form, in what sequence, and from what sources. They will increasingly turn to the varous forms of word of mouth” The above is the […]

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“I never predict. I just look out the window and see what is visible – but not yet seen” (Peter Drucker)

September 25th, 2008 · Add Comment

Drucker’s great thought on “predicting” the future. Businesses don’t really have to PREDICT things. Knowing future is not even possible. It is not given to us. The point is, however, to better SEE and understand today’s business in order to be successful in the future. Tweet

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“Management has to be grounded on trends” (Peter Drucker)

April 14th, 2008 · Add Comment

“The management of an institution, whether a business, a university, a hospital, has to be grounded in basic and predictable trends that persist regardless of today’s headlines. It has to exploit these trends as opportunities”. Peter Drucker, “Managing in the Next Society”Tweet

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The Age of “Word of Mouse”

April 8th, 2008 · Add Comment

According to Malcolm Gladwell “we are about to enter the age of  WORD OF MOUTH, and … paradoxically all of the sophistication and wizardry and limitless access to information of the New Economy is going to lead us to rely more and more on very primitive kinds of social contacts.” How interesting and true! The […]

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“Think of Them as Epidemics” (Malcolm Gladwell)

April 4th, 2008 · Add Comment

Quote from Gladwell’s famous book “The Tipping point”: “The best way to understand the emergence of fashion trends, the ebb and flow of crime waves, or, for that matter, the transformation of unknown books into bestsellers, or the rise of teenage smoking, or the phenomena of word of mouth, or any number of of the […]

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Amara’s law

April 2nd, 2008 · Add Comment

“We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.” By Roy Amara, past president of The Institute for the Future.Tweet

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“A Faster Horse”

April 2nd, 2008 · Add Comment

Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO on the business of predicting the “next big thing”: “You can’t go out and ask people what the next big thing is…There’s a great quote by Henry Ford, right? He said, ‘If I’d have asked my customers what they wanted, they would have told me ‘A faster horse’.”Tweet

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“Things happen fairly slowly”

April 1st, 2008 · Add Comment

“Things happen fairly slowly, you know. They do. These waves of technology, you can see them way before they happen, and you just have to choose wisely which ones you’re going to surf” – Steve JobsTweet

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“I am captivated more by dreams of the future, than by the history of the past”

October 25th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Nice quote from Thomas Jefferson, found in an “old” book about the future, “2020 Vision”, by Stan Davis and Bill Davidson…More comments about this book will be placed here soon…Tweet

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Arie de Geus: “Learning Faster is the Only Sustainable Competitive Advantage”

June 7th, 2007 · Add Comment

“Learning faster than your competitors is the only sustainable competitive advantage in an environment of rapid change and innovation” Learn more from Arie de Geus, former manager of Royal Dutch Shell, business strategist and author widely recognised as the originator of many of the principles and practises underlying the Learning Organisation concept: http://www.ariedegeus.com/Tweet

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