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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E-commerce continues to be a difficult compromise for brick-and-mortar retail companies like Walmart. The e-commerce segment, led by Amazon, has learned how to provide a comfortable and intuitive experience for online buyers. Walmart must wrestle with trends.read more
Streaming music replaced music on CD in about 10 years. Most people saw the trend. CDs are recycled as clocks. Today, laptops and the operating systems are undergoing a similar disruption. Is your portfolio up-to-date?read more
United Airlines’ strategy has lost sight of customer needs as it chases cost reductions. This has created a culture of indifference or even disregard for customers. Most other airlines have either led the way or followed suit. Is this the way to build value? or invite re-regulation?read more
In February, Berkshire Hathaway revealed it had dumped its IBM position. Good riddance to a stock that has gone down for 5 years while the S&P went up! What did Buffett do with the money? He loaded up on Apple – making that high-flyer Berkshire’s #1 holding. So,...read more
On February 20, 2018 Walmart’s stock had its biggest price drop ever. And the second biggest percentage decline ever. Even though same store sales improved, investors sold off the stock in droves. And after a pretty healthy recent valuation run-up. What happened?...read more
You can’t recover from a Growth Stall using creative financing. Are some of your investments being propped up with share re-purchases? CEOs are expected to return part of the expected tax savings to shareholders. But, long term success requires investment in innovation as IBM is learning.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 …