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Cultural Pitfalls that Western Executives should avoid with Chinese Stakeholders (2/3)

by Daniel Sanchez Reina  |  October 14, 2019

This is the second one of a series of 3 posts about the cultural pitfalls between Western Executives and their Chinese stakeholders. For the purpose of this post, “Western” loosely...

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Cultural Pitfalls that Western Executives should avoid with Chinese Stakeholders (1/3)

by Daniel Sanchez Reina  |  September 23, 2019

This is the first one of a series of 3 posts about the captioned topic. Despite political and economic turbulence between the U.S. and China, Western firms’ acquisitions and company...

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Most Common Positioning Mistake - Attacking the Competitive Alternative

by Hank Barnes  |  December 5, 2017

Positioning is one of the core things that our team at Gartner works with clients on.  I personally have well over 1500 positioning reviews over the past 5 years (its...

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Data and Analytics Strategy Predictions Through 2021

by Doug Laney  |  December 19, 2016

Several colleagues and I just published our strategy predictions for data and analytics leaders: Predicts 2017: Licensing, Legal and Language Lessons for Data and Analytics Leaders. These are not predictions...

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The Dangers of Assuming Context

by Hank Barnes  |  February 16, 2016

Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and they start mentioning (dropping?) names in  a manner where they clearly believe that you know exactly who they are talking...

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Marketers Should Speak Less and Listen More

by Jake Sorofman  |  July 8, 2014

Here’s a confession: I have a low threshold for verbosity. Why? Because I believe in the poet’s principle that words have more power in tight arrangement. But I also think...

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Why We Don't Tell Why

by Hank Barnes  |  June 17, 2014

A while back, I wrote a post on "The Power of Why".  It was a reminder that we can't take for granted that both parties in a conversation, or other...

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Startups from DisruptSF - Zula

by Vassil Mladjov  |  September 13, 2013

At DisruptSF, I saw over 100 startups, but one of them was simply interesting because I  recognized right a way one of their team members, Jeff Pulver. Many of you...

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Hew are a few new startups that will disrupt the market in the near future - Layer

by Vassil Mladjov  |  September 12, 2013

In the past few days, I was at DisruptSF conference in San Francisco talking with many new startups from around the world. I want to share with the Gartner clients...

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Work from home and making adult choices

by Mike Rollings  |  March 20, 2013

My friend and colleague Jack Santos sent me a link to the NYTimes story “Looking for a lesson in Google’s Perks” by James B. Stewart. Jack knows I am interested...

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