Business Skills

Straddling the Grocery Store Game

Whole Foods will not be opening additional 365 format stores, small-format 365 stores targeted at millennial shoppers. Why has this option floundered? […]

Business Skills

Draw to Remember Better

What’s the most effective memory trick? New studies now point to drawing as a mnemonic strategy, boosting memory performance.  […]

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Business and Economics

Games That Businesses Play — 3 Famous Examples of Failed Business Strategy

Sun Tzu reminded us of the importance of analyzing your enemy, understanding your competitor. This is crucial in business strategy, as well as in the military. Strong businesses put themselves in the shoes of their rivals, and they try to anticipate how those competitors will react. And they use that information to help them plot a more effective strategy. […]

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Business Skills

A More Powerful Argument: The Toulmin Model

One of the most widely studied models of argumentation was designed by Dr. Stephen Toulmin, a British philosopher and scholar of formal logic. The beauty of the Toulmin model is its simplicity, yet it reveals that truly mastering argumentation requires a series of high-stake decisions to be made in the moment. […]

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