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Tech M&A: Stifling or Innovative? Can Startups Escape the Kill Zone?

By Dick Weisinger

There were abundant tech mergers and acquisitions throughout 2019.Some of the notable acquisitions include: Paypal buys Honey for $4 billion.Google buying Fitbit for $2.1 billion.Facebook acquires CTRL-Labs for $1 billion.Workday buys Scout for $540 million. That’s a lot of money

Disruptive Innovation: It’s Not a Strategy

By Dick Weisinger

What’s the difference between disruption and innovation? Disruption takes something we already have and abruptly changes how we think about it, learn about it, or do it. It morphs something that we currently have into something that’s new, and that’s

Innovation: What Does it Take?

By Dick Weisinger

Innovation is the secret ingredient that separates good companies from great ones. It takes an innovative leader to make the difference. Deborah Ancona, researcher at MIT Sloan School of Management, said that innovative “leaders are the folks that create frothy,

Innovation: Decline in Startups Threaten US Economy

By Dick Weisinger

Startups and small businesses in the US have a history of driving innovation. But they are in trouble. Small businesses and startups in the US are struggling. Studies by the Kauffman Foundation and Brookings Institution have found that the number

Innovation: Knowing that Bets Need to be Placed before Something becomes Conventional

By Dick Weisinger

Satya Nadella became CEO of Microsoft in 2014 and over the course of the last five years turned around the direction of Microsoft, making it once again one of the US’s leading tech businesses. How did Nadella manage the turnaround