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A strategy lesson from the ugliest woman in history

Margaret, the Duchess of Tyrol was born in Austria in 1318, her father was the Duke of Carinthia and Count of Tyrol. She was possibly one of the ugliest women who ever lived and yet still lived a life full … Continue reading

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Your business needs focal points to succeed

Thomas Schelling is a nobel prize winning economist who introduced the idea of focal points in 1960. A focal point is a strategy that players are likely to naturally choose. Schelling’s original example was two strangers trying to meet in … Continue reading

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Jump in coal price shocks Indian power companies

Private power companies in India are going to be hit by increases in the price of coal that they import from Indonesia. They thought they had a strategy to deal with this but they have got it wrong. The price … Continue reading

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