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Interview with Sramana Mitra on 1M/1M Program

Rajesh Setty

Through the spring of 2010, we released four volumes of EJ books and continued to experiment with the roundtables, which became increasingly popular. Meanwhile, in January 2010 my New Year’s resolution was published. By April 2010, the One Million by One Million (1M/1M) global initiative had been formally named.

Artisans Must Balance the Books

Harvard Business Review

The Conversation Blogs The Conversation Artisans Must Balance the Books 8:12 AM Tuesday November 23, 2010 by Ndubuisi Ekekwe | Comments () Email Tweet This Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Print The boy was 11 years old when his father took him to live with a kinsman, a businessman with many shops in Lagos, Nigeria. He was now a man.

Creating Michelin-star Quality for the Masses

Harvard Business Review

According to the 2010 Michelin Guide, there are 229 one-star, 37 two-star, and as many as six three-star restaurants in Italy. Oldani has created a Michelin restaurant for the masses by working on two fronts. The higher the premium, the more consumers are likely to associate quality with the offering. Innovation Marketing

Artisans Must Balance the Books

Harvard Business Review

As more people depended on him, he spent his working capital, and the business failed. When artisans have no understanding of their cash flows, they fail prey to spending a big percentage of their working capital, without meaning to, on non-business issues that usually cripple their operations. He was now a man.

Are You Growing Too Fast?

Harvard Business Review

Second, get a solid grasp of your working capital needs--how much cash does your firm require to conduct day-to-day business?