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Capitalistic Ambition Developing Communities

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Large companies are taking keen interest in the “bottom of the pyramid”, the socio-economic group that is both the largest and the poorest globally, who represent 2.5 billion people.  Regardless of this group’s poverty, they constitute a substantial proportion of global purchasing power. They represent the majority of the population and what can be considered [...]

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When can something as intangible as Purpose deliver something as tangible as financial results?

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I have been pondering on this question for a while, in an effort to always question the organization’s Vision and whether or not the value we deliver to the market is something tangible to management teams. When I share the difference between purpose and financial results, and how financial results are equivalent to breathing but [...]

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We are not intelligent enough for creation

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Egyptian organizations have been adopting a method of importing international brands, methodologies, services & products as their application of innovation in the market place. Few organizations that attempt to latch off of the methodology of importing ideas from abroad get faced with major obstacles. Simply consumers do not accept Egyptian made products or services as [...]

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When was the last time you challenged your business Model

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Business Model Innovation is becoming a hot topic these days as business leaders increasingly recognize that disruptive innovation requires not only innovative products, but also fundamentally new business models. Companies tend to think in terms of features, not problems. The trick is to try and see your offering through the lens of your customer. Are [...]

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Increasing Profit without Social Impact is that possible?

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  “Social Entrepreneurship” as a concept must be redefined.  Social entrepreneurs are usually associated with non-profit organizations (NPOs), whose principle aim is furthering social or environmental goals. Business entrepreneurs are typically those who measure performance in profit and return. These definitions create a dichotomy within entrepreneurs. This differentiation may be why we have a crisis [...]

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Can We Grow Business During Instability?

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With the exception of organizations that have a service or product that relies on instability, the majority of organizations prefer a market place to be stable in order for the organization to conduct business. When I refer to stability, I refer to predictability in the political, security, financial, community arenas. I refer to the general [...]

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