Financial Firms Face Bankruptcy Unless They Pivot Article by Juliette Fariley of Newsmax discusses two financial management companies that are failing and what went wrong. In the article David A. Duryea is interviewed and highlights his perspectives on these two companies and what the issue of these firms have with an outdated core business model. http://www.newsmax.com/Finance/JulietteFairley/financial-firms-bankruptcy/2017/07/19/id/802530/ #BusinessModel #FailingCompany #O
This book is a must-read for any business professional wanting to do what’s best for leading your company to the next level. The book is very clear in its holistic approach, starting with the core of a business, exploring ways to not just understand needed improvements, but to embrace and achieve successful improvement initiatives. Readers will find methods to re-invent an organization or to nurture a new venture, in both cases setting you up to drive your company to a positi
In 2012 I wrote a blog post about Marissa Meyer and why she wanted to give everyone at Yahoo an iPhone. At that time Marissa had been given the daunting task of turning around a company that lost its identity. Yahoo once was the company to beat. It was the company that had the internet business that everyone wanted. Somehow Yahoo lost its way. Instead of moving forward, Yahoo fell behind companies that had surpassed its own performance. Yahoo needed to get back to underst
Do The Right Thing In Business Improvement offers a provocative take on business improvement to help organizations generate true bottom-line value and profitability. His perspectives cut through all other improvement methods and get to the core of true business improvement. Strategy, operations, and information technology -- Mr. Duryea provides a clear, step-by-step step approach that connects all levels of business performance. This book offers a breath of fresh air, innovat
Welcome. I am David A. Duryea, author of Do the Right Thing. I am glad and excited to have you as a visitor to my blog and about my new book. This is a very special project and I hope to share some of that excitement with you. I’ll be using this blog to interact with you about Core Business Improvement and my new book Do the Right Thing, expanding on some of the topics in it and blogging on some of the ideas related to my book. This is a great place for you to get to know me,
I am sure that you have heard of the phrase “what came first the chicken or the egg?” It seems that some people think that way when it comes to what came first, the product or the business? A product is not a business but a business must have a product or service to exist. Plus a product needs a business to continue its existence or one will never see the product in the market place.
The source of a product begins with a very specific solution to someone’s needs. The pr
CNET's article: Jury Awards $1B to Apple In Samsung Infringement Case The court’s decision finding Samsung infringement of Apple utility, design patents for some products has shaken the technology industry. The nearly $1.05 billion was one of the largest awards for product infringement cases to date. The question is who really won and who really lost? The fact that Apple’s product designs’ were similar to Samsung’ product may not be the biggest issue in this decision. Appl