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Companies today struggle to maintain dominant market positions. When focusing on your core threatens to make your business irrelevant and the marketplace is changing so fast predicting its twists and turns seems impossible, your organization needs guidance — and fast.

Adam Hartung’s 20 plus years of experience developing and implementing successful business strategies to take advantage of emerging markets has made him a worldwide leading speaker on business growth. As a Fellow of National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and as the No. 1 Leadership columnist for since 2009, Adam has been featured in publications such as Rolling Stone Magazine, The Week and BBC Television for his bold market predictions that have all came true. Through a rich collection of case studies and stories, Adam can show your organization how to develop new business, create new products and seize hidden marketplace opportunities.



Can Jet.Com Save WalMart from Sears’ Fate?

Walmart is in more trouble than its leadership wants to acknowledge, and investors need to realize that it is up to to turn around the ailing giant. And that is a big task for the under $1B company. Nobody likes to think their business can disappear. What CEO...

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Ron Zoromski

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 …

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Juli Bohm

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 …

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Rachel Patterson

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 …

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Gregory C. Vrablik

Just wanted to let you know that the Members and I enjoyed your presentation and found it to be insightful and impactful. We continue to discuss different aspects of your presentation and, in particular, use your “locked-in” concept… especially during these...
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Bill Durkin

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 …

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Sandy Weissent

Adam, THANK YOU! The compliments just keep on rolling in about your presentation to our Members and guests. YOU WERE TERRIFIC and we really appreciate your time and insights!
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Sudhakar Ramakrishna

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 …

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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,

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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 …

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William V. Adams

Thank you, thank you, thank you!! Excellent job at the FSA Spring Meeting in Savannah, Georgia. Many members came up to me and indicated you were one of the best speakers we have had at any of our meetings. Your topic was very timely and helps all of us clarify the...
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