A call to action for better board governance of strategy
Isn’t the Board accountable for company strategy, performance and the decisions made by the CEO?
Hewlett Packard’s musical chairs game
Over time HP’s addition of products like engineering calculators moved it toward more consumer products.
The valuation dichotomy and the boomerang effect
It is important to note the paradox of low-value consumers resulting in some of the highest private company valuations.
Wrong assumptions create lousy outcomes
What was a brilliant business idea loses value as competitors enter the market, new technologies and solutions are created and customers find they prefer alternatives to your original success formula.
The insatiable quest of PE fund managers for going solo
It is to be seen if they convince LPs that Indian PE is the best-performing asset class over the long-term.
The most important thing we teach is that three out of four startups fail.