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Steps to Successful Business Diversification

Posted on: October 26th, 2019 by Staffan Engstrom

I am often asked to help organisations to think beyond their current markets into new ones, and here are the key […]

Thinking ‘out of the box’

Posted on: March 5th, 2018 by Staffan Engstrom

I worked for many years in one of the UK’s largest international construction companies, so was fascinated when travelling recently in Northern Ethiopia*, […]

Best wishes for big things in 2018

Posted on: December 22nd, 2017 by Staffan Engstrom

Above is my favourite picture of the year. We were travelling on a dusty road in a remote part of […]

Expanding into new markets

Posted on: July 22nd, 2017 by Staffan Engstrom

One of my favourite strategy tools was outlined by Chris Zook in his book ‘Beyond the Core’ in 2004. It […]

Turn ideas into profit

Posted on: October 20th, 2016 by Staffan Engstrom

How often have you seen promising-looking business initiatives apparently languishing, going nowhere? I have. Case 1). A business has a great […]