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- By Stephen Wunker
In a new market, you need to secure a foothold. World domination can come later.
- By James Krohe Jr.
Managing knowledge is the key to managing a company.
- By Matthew Budman
In an environment of metrics and short-term earnings statements, how to get through to people? Tell a story. Take it from movie executive Peter Guber, who knows something about capturing people’s attention.
- By Stephen Denny
Hijacking the conversation, fighting dirty, and doing the unthinkable.
- By Zack O’Malley Greenburg
How to transform "a mediocre product" into an overnight sensation.
- By E.J. Heresniak
In three years in China, the author has found the vast majority of the people to be friendly, helpful, and honest. But the higher-level businesspeople—the owners and bosses—lie, cheat, and steal with no remorse whatsoever and have not the slightest respect for the work of others.
- By Vadim Liberman
In a Q&A, John Gerzema explains how consumers have rediscovered what's really important—and how they're reshaping the marketplace.