Category Archives: Growth

Hate and Socialism Pauses Globalization

The repercussions of the global economic downturn that began in 2008 are still lingering today. They are being manifested in the lack of full scale employment, wage growth, economic mobility, increase in aggregate demand, margin expansion, and ultimately the economic hopelessness of a large sector of the populace. The implications vary per country,...
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Young tech firms and growth

While Young tech firms are known for their innovation, novel approaches to problem solving and the creativity of their programmers and design teams, many of these firms are also plagued with problems. Young tech firms face issues such as poor management, lack of product definition, lack of corporate strategy, mismanagement...
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Value Marketing as a means to Growth

Growing your company requires a detailed understanding of what pains you alleviate within the market space. To understand how you can alleviate these pains, your organization has to truly understand and study its customer base and decrypt the language in a way to provide real solutions. Ultimately, customers must care to pay for your...
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What is the right price for my product or service?

by Babak Hafezi, M.A., M.B.A As every entrepreneur will tell you, one of the key elements that entrepreneurs have issues with is how they set the right price for their product/service. Many entrepreneurs do not understand pricing formulas and many un-willingly price themselves out of the market, either by undercharging...
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Why do technology firms so often fail?

Why do technology firms so often fail when information is so abound? I was recently invited to attend a Silicon Valley type technology gathering involving a number of computer architects that were leading the product discussion process and brainstorming on new technology driven business ventures. Sophisticated individuals would pitch ideas that would migrate...
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Selling to the Domestic Ethnic Market (DEM)

by Babak Hafezi, MA MBA How to growth your business by focusing and selling to the Domestic Ethnic Market within the United States. Globalization has forced organizations to focus on international expansion strategies rather than further develop the domestic market. In 2010, multi- national organizations such as Wal Mart derive...
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