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No Brainer! LinkedIn Poll on Company IQ ROI Results by 8W8by Ralf Hirt

In July 2021, 8W8 Global Business Builders provider of the Compound Value Creator Quotient platform and assessment, aka CovQ, ran a LinkedIn Poll addressing Founders – Executives and Management – Board Members – Investors

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Strategic Planning: Advice for Board Membersby Naomi Kent

As board members, we are all familiar with strategic planning, it is at the core of our work advising and governing businesses. 

A strategic planning session can range from a short informal discussion to an all-day or multiple-day event, or a process taking a couple of months in several intervals with many hours of slides and whiteboarding. It can also be a struggle to engage everyone involved during this time, with differing opinions, experiences, and interests. Frequently you will spend this time analyzing the company, and in some cases, you will only receive a report from which you will be required to make and approve major decisions. 

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The Strategy Roller Coaster: YEAH!, urgh, damn, ouch, wow, well. Repeat!by Ralf Hirt

Over many years, I held operational executive roles and had the opportunity to speak to many business scalers of ambitious growth companies with respect to their challenges. What strategy execution is concerned the consensus was very clear. It is a roller coaster that goes like this:

January: The strategy just got ready, just. A couple of tweaks on the model still necessary but will take care of this asap. Annual Kick-off meeting: ‘YEAH, baby! It is going to be amazing. Everything is addressed, aligned, could not be more excited, troops are fired up. Killing it! Go, go, go!’

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Moderating Digital Platform and Ecosystem Panel at the Horasis Global Meeting

Technical infrastructures and their inter-connected systems of social and commercial interaction are already disrupting or dominating many sectors. What strategies will succeed in a world of boundaryless online marketplaces, operating systems and innovation communities that orchestrate economic and social activity in new ways? How will digital platforms and ecosystems evolve into the future?

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Step Ahead of the Curveby Ralf Hirt

In the chart below, we have illustrated the infinite process of compound value creation applying CovQ.

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Panel at MGA SCALE

Business is about creating stakeholder value above and beyond competitors’ performance. While all companies and investors aim for this only a small percentage manages to deliver the full potential of their enterprises. What are the challenges with scaling up and transforming in times of endless opportunities? In this session, learn about the methods, skills, and tools that enable ongoing success and understand how to evaluate options to develop executable strategies and milestones.

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Create A Bigger Pie: What It Takes To Maximize Value Creation In A Fast-Moving Worldby Renita Kalhorn

Horasis, in ancient Greek, means ‘to gaze at, as in a vision. It’s the name that Frank-Jürgen Richter, former director of the World Economic Forum, gave to the international think tank he founded in 2005, and it seems particularly a propos in the wake of 2020 — a year that very definitively gave us clearer vision. 

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Strategy Planning: Fast Track to Value Creation at the Board Level

Growing a company in uncertain, volatile and fast moving times is complex and challenging. So where do you start? Are you and your board prepared and aligned for what’s ahead this year?

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8W8 Enters Knowledge LUMAscape

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