Adam works with your Board and leadership team to help understand market shifts faster and to reduce Status Quo Risk, leading to improved competitive performance and deeper links to market needs.
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MASTERING BUSINESS GROWTH
IN A DYNAMIC WORLD
Organizations today struggle to maintain dominant market positions. When focusing on your core threatens to make your business irrelevant, due to fast changing markets, predicting future twists and turns seems impossible. When you fear being “Amazoned” or “Ubered” or “AirBnB” disrupted, your organization needs guidance — and fast.
Adam Hartung’s 20 plus years of experience developing and implementing successful business strategies to take advantage of new innovations and technologies have made him a worldwide leading speaker on innovation and harnessing disruptions for growth. As a Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and as the No. 1 Leadership columnist for Forbes.com, with over 50 million readers since 2009, Adam has been featured in publications such as Rolling Stone, The Week and BBC Television for his bold market predictions — which have all come true. Through a rich collection of case studies and stories, Adam can show your audience how to recognize and become a game changer, develop new businesses, create new products and seize hidden marketplace opportunities.
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Netflix based its strategy on the trends toward increasing broadband speed and streaming content. Then created its own content to fill the pipeline. Investors who saw the same trends had big returns. Look at your investments- what trends are those companies following?read more
Snapchat launched innovative ideas for photo and video sharing, but the advantage did not take long. Bigger companies were attracted to the new segments, attacking Snapchat’s position. Are you ready to act on new ideas in your customer base?read more
Demographic trends are the most obvious for business to track. Yet, marketers still fail to incorporate these trends into growth plans till it’s too late. Ted Levitt saw that believing business expansion is assured by population growth was part of Marketing Myopia in 1960. Here’s how to see those trends.read more
By now retail store closings are the norm. They are no longer news. Perhaps you believe that the biggest retailers will add enough online capability to survive. Don’t risk your portfolio because this trend doesn’t only affect retail but the entire ecosystem around retail.read more
Throwing together innovation teams often fails because managers use outdated and incorrect techniques. Articles on this problem have just started appearing, but I’ve been helping companies to avoid “innovation myopia” for years!read more
A 100 year old greeting card company follows the trends, learns to experiment and is ahead of the Netflix/Amazon/Hulu streaming video. The Hallmark Channel is on track to keep growing into the streaming era ready for the next trend.read more
Adam Hartung, author of Create Marketplace Disruption, was my guest speaker at a recent FEI Career Management Group Breakfast. Adam did an excellent job of enlightening the group …
It is rare that we have a speaker so engaging and so loaded with key insights that most people miss. We always pack the house when Adam speaks. He locks-in and fully engages the audience …
Adam Hartung presented to our University of Chicago Booth School of Business’ Consulting Roundtable (CRT). His presentation focused on how to galvanize our companies and clients — insights …
Gregory C. Vrablik
Your recent presentation to The Association for Corporate Growth CEO group was remarkable. The feedback we got from the leaders who attended was outstanding. Your researched based …
Adam presented practical, actionable viewpoints to our management team. Using a combination of examples and specific to-dos, he explained how we can avoid a lock-in mindset that has resulted …
Robert H. Ecker
Adam Hartung, author of Create Marketplace Disruption, was my guest speaker at a recent FEI Career Management Group Breakfast. Adam did an excellent job of enlightening the group on the concepts in his book,
John N. Younker
First, let me recommend you strongly consider Adam Hartung’s presentation. It was very well received and valued by my two audiences – all 5s out of 5. I believe that Adam’s presentation couldn’t come …