PLANT-BASED POWER: LESSONS FROM NATURAL FOOD DISRUPTERS
Editorial credit: / Shutterstock.com By now you’ve probably heard of the Beyond Burger and its competitor the Impossible Burger. The latter is now available nationwide at Burger King and over 5,000 restaurants nationally. According to a recent CNN article authored by Linda Drayer on August 9, 2019, “One of the Impossible Burger’s ingredients is a […]Read More
Would You Like Fries With That?
Courtesy of Pixzolo Photography Despite what you think of the quality of their food, the customer experience you enjoy or the business model challenges facing quick-service restaurants, U.S. based quick-service restaurant (QSR) chains are increasingly vying for market share, and the top three are competing neck and neck with each other, according to the most […]Read More
Redefining success through the lens of vulnerability
In the business world, success is most often measured by “hardcore” KPI’s (key performance indicators) – measures including, but not limited to EBITDA growth, quarterly earnings against prior periods, top-line organic growth, the mix of sales by channel or partner or orders backlog. However, this performance-driven mindset can come with real costs to mental and […]More
What constitutes a culture powered by learning agility?
Companies today place a strong emphasis on culture, workplace flexibility, and perks as points of difference in bolstering talent attraction and retention. But there’s another driver that’s often overlooked— and that is the importance of an adaptive and agile learning culture. I have been fascinated since the 1990s in the learning organization. One of the first […]Read More
An Entrepreneurial Mandate – The Time is Now
The Indiana State Chamber’s Indiana Vision 2025 makes a sobering observation, “Despite economic momentum and new business creation in certain regions of the state, the overall Kauffman ranking for new entrepreneurs declined again – with Indiana’s rank falling from 44th to 47th. This points to the ongoing importance of regional economic development and quality of place initiatives.” […]Read More