Sat.Aug 24, 2019

Berlin Blockchain Week 2019

Tom Spencer

In my last blog post I interviewed a fellow CEMSie, who heads partnership advisory at ScanTrust by day and co-runs BerChain by night, about the potential focus areas for blockchain in supply chain and one of the world’s most impressive blockchain ecosystems: Berlin.

Biotech in Europe: A strong foundation for growth and innovation


European companies have an opportunity to play a stronger role in the industry by focusing on three factors. Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

How I Unexpectedly Ended Up in Management Consulting

Tom Spencer

When I started graduate school three years ago, I had only a marginal interests in pursuing a management consulting career. Low and behold, I’ll be starting my first day in management consulting in New York City a month from now. I sometimes chuckle in reflecting on my unlikely path into this field.

Building agile capabilities: The fuel to power your agile ‘body’


To move your organization from targeted experimentation to driving agility at scale, it’s crucial to focus on agile capability building. Insights on Organization

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The Definitive Guide to Becoming a High-Growth Company

Why do some companies grow at a double-digit pace every year, while others experience nominal (or even flat) growth year over year? Discover the common attributes that your High-Growth Clients have in common as they outperform their competition in top-line growth!

PM Career Paths

Tom Spencer

Being a product manager requires taking responsibility. You are the ambassador of the product. You’re responsible for it from its first fuzzy idea, to concrete concept, through production, launch, and all the way to maturity stage.

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Change, Damn It!

Alan Weiss

If someone does not want to be helped, it’s unlikely you’ll be able to help them. If you haven’t made progress in 60 days and continue to coach them, you’re simply accepting money for showing up.

Where’s the freakout line?

Seth Godin Blog

Giving a talk to three people is easy. No sweat. Giving it to 100 costs you a night’s sleep. Sending an email to six colleagues is normal. Sending a note to a list of 400 is cause for concern. Where, exactly, is the line? Is an audience of 21 different from 24? If you spend some time looking for the line, perhaps you’ll discover that there’s rarely a reason to freak out. It’s just one more than the number you’re fine with, after all