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Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy. Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying rigorous thinking to the use of money.
Companies operating in urban communities have a tremendous ripple effect.
If all you're trying to do is essentially the same thing as your rivals, then it's unlikely that you'll be very successful.
Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity.
Sound strategy starts with having the right goal.
Change brings opportunities. On the other hand, change can be confusing.
Finally, strategy must have continuity. It can't be constantly reinvented.
If your goal is anything but profitability - if it's to be big, or to grow fast, or to become a technology leader - you'll hit problems.
So companies have to be very schizophrenic. On one hand, they have to maintain continuity of strategy. But they also have to be good at continuously improving.
Strategy 101 is about choices: You can't be all things to all people.