Strategic Offsites: 5 Steps to Success

According to Sun Tsu, the ancient Chinese military strategist, “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.”  These words were just as relevant then as they are now for today’s business leaders. If you’re worrying that your strategic plan is missing part of the picture, or […]

The Future of Retail Got Together in NYC

On October 19th, we hosted a Future of Retail Dinner at the fabulous penthouse loft of Laurel Touby and Jon Fine. The main item on the agenda was “where is retail going and how do you get ahead of the game?” The dinner was co-hosted by Charlie Cole (Tumi), Laurel Touby (Flatiron Investors) and Veronika […]

How to Win Friends and Influence Conversations

Are you always finding it’s about “who you know?” Whether starting a new business or trying to commercialize an existing product, it’s true that few things are as important as making and keeping the right contacts. Those right contacts (also known as your professional network) ideally help you get in the door faster, act as […]