On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about the true value proposition of college. Given the outrageous prices, coupled with the fact that many people never get jobs in the actual fields that they…

On this episode of Dear Strategy, we answer the following question… Dear Strategy: “Is there a way to test your strategy prior to implementation?” My answer to this question may actually be a bit controversial,…

On this episode of Dear Strategy, we analyze the practice of offering the same basic product across several different brands – especially when some of those brands are positioned as premium and some are –…

On this episode of Dear Strategy, we answer the following question… Dear Strategy: “How can we measure the success of our strategy using some KPI other than orders? How do we learn from our failures?”…

On this episode of Dear Strategy, we analyze the practice of turning almost everything into a subscription! We’ll talk about when this model works, when it doesn’t, and what the future looks like if companies…

On this episode of Dear Strategy, we answer the following question… Dear Strategy: “How do you manage the lifecycle of mature products in resistive markets?” I’m actually going to use this question to address something…

On this episode of Dear Strategy, we analyze the practice of charging as much for the ink jet cartridges as for the printer itself. It’s called “captive pricing” and, just as the name implies it’s…

On this episode of Dear Strategy, we answer the following question… Dear Strategy: “What are the most important traps and/or disruptions to implementing a strategy?” I’ve been waiting all year for another question that I…

On this episode of Dear Strategy, we analyze the practice of companies offering introductory pricing and we talk about what happens when those introductory pricing periods end. Companies have been doing this for ages, but…

On this episode of Dear Strategy, we answer the following question… Dear Strategy: “What is the next step once you have a strategy? It’s been a long time since I wrote a short post. It’s…